Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, European Commission
Věra Jourová is currently European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality. Before coming to the European Commission, Ms Jourová held the position of Minister for Regional Development in the Czech Republic. Previously, from 2006 to 2013, she worked in her own company as an international consultant on European Union funding and was involved in consultancy activities in the Western Balkans relating to the European Union Accession. From 2003, Ms. Jourová held the position of Deputy Minister for Regional Development for three years. She has also worked as Head of the Department of Regional Development in the Vysočina Region. Ms Jourová holds a Degree in Law (Mgr.) from the Charles University, Prague and a Master’s degree (Mgr.) in the Theory of Culture from the Charles University, Prague.