Jana graduated from the Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague, but devoted all her career to human resources.
She gained her first professional experience while preparing training programs at the Institute of Modern Management and organizing conferences for the Charles University. From 1993 to 2002 she held several HR positions at Čokoládovny, moving from the Training Manager to the HR Director. After a short experience at the telecommunications company of Český mobil, she settled in the banking industry. Currently, she works as the HR Director at UniCredit Bank. She is also active as a Management Board member of the Czech Society for Human Resources Development.