Jiří is the vice chairman of the board of E.On Energie, a.s., a sales company of E.On group in the Czech republic. He is responsible for the purchase of gas and the sale of both power and gas. Before, he worked for Jihočeská plynárenská, a. s., a south bohemian gas distribution company, as a sales and marketing manager. He studied Business Administration at the University of Johannes Kepler in Linz/ Austria. He applied to the CGYPP to understand the relationship between the Czech Republic and the German-speaking countries from different perspectives.