Jana studied economics and business management at the University of Economics in Bratislava. She has been involved in procurement since the beginning of her professional career. Her first post was in the construction company Skanska, and from 2009 to 2015 she was in charge of procurement at VÚB, one of the largest banks in Slovakia. Currently, she is Head of Central Procurement and Internal Services at Kooperativa, a member of the international Vienna Insurance Group. Her task is to build central procurement and standardise procurement processes across the company. She believes that transparency and fairness during tenders and cooperation are of long-term benefit to all stakeholders.