Věra Jourová is the Vice President of the European Commission for Values and Transparency and deals with democracy, the rule of law, disinformation and media pluralism.

From 2014 to 2019, she served as EU Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality. In 2014, before the European Commission, she held the position of Minister for Regional Development in the Czech Republic.

Previous to this, from 2006 to 2013, she worked in her own company as an international consultant on EU funding programs. She holds a Degree in Law (Mgr.) and a Master’s degree (Mgr.) in the Theory of Culture from the Charles University (Prague).