Petra is Czech. She has worked for more than 20 years in advocacy and European public affairs. A major focus for her has been working for clients from the Czech Republic and Slovakia facilitating their relations at the EU level and coordinating their projects. She has worked mainly with public sector organisations, state and regional authorities. She has also worked with Czech and Slovak companies with potential for European and global growth advising them on how to position around key EU issues and funding programmes. Petra was a President of the European Economic Interest Grouping Access EU while also managing her own company. She is based in Prague.
Petra holds a Ph.D. in Chinese from Charles University in Prague and an MBA from UBI in Brussels and speaks Czech and Slovak, English, Chinese, German and French.