Vĕra Jourová, of Czech nationality, is the European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality since 2014.
She was previously in office as Minister for Regional Development and Deputy Minister for Regional Development, following her experience as Head of the
Department of Regional Development of the Vysočina Region and Secretary and Spokesperson of the Třebič Municipal Office.
In the private sector she worked as trainee solicitor for the law firm Bezděk & Partners and as Managing Director for Primavera Consulting Ltd. specialising in EU
funds. She also ensured consultancy activities in the Western Balkans relating to EU accession.
Commissioner Jourová holds a Degree in Law (Mgr.) and a Master's degree (Mgr.) in theory of culture from the Charles University, Prague.