Minister For Regional Development from 29 January 2014 to 3 October 2014.
Mgr. Věra Jourová, born 18th August 1964 v Třebíč. Divorced, with a son and daughter
Studied at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Department of the Theory of Culture; and the Law Faculty of Charles University, Department of Law and Legal Science.
Professional and Public Activities
1991 employed as Deputy Director of the Civic Cultural Centre in Třebíč. Here she worked on the integration of all cultural facilities into a single entity.
Later worked as the Secretary of the City Council in Třebíč.
From 2000 employed at DHV ČR. Worked here on human resources, regional development, economic policy and EU fund projects.
From 2001 to 2003 work as Head of the Regional Development Section of the Regional Office of the Vysočina Region. Then worked as European Integration Deputy at the Ministry for Regional Development.
Since 2006 has worked in consultancy in Euro grants. From October 2013 Deputy in the Czech Parliament.
Speaks English, Russian; passive knowledge of Romanian.