Slovakia | Vice-Prime Minister
Veronika Remišová was born on 31 May 1976 in Žilina, Central Slovakia. She graduated from the Academy of Performing Arts (VŠMU) in Bratislava, and then continued her studies in Paris at the Sorbonne and at the Collége d’Études Interdisciplinaires in Brussels. She worked for the European Commission. Following her return to Slovakia, she lectured at the Comenius University in Bratislava and Catholic University in Ružomberok (Central Slovakia).
She has long been active both at civic and political levels, in the fight against corruption. In 2014, she entered the world of politics as a municipal councillor in Bratislava Old Town. In the 2016 general elections, she was elected member of the Slovak Parliament – National Council of the Slovak Republic. Following the 2020 elections, she was appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Investment, Regional Development and Informatization. She is leading the political party Za ľudí (For the People).