Jana Bour is the Head of Policy and EU Partnerships at Impact Europe. With more than 10 years of experience in EU policy making, she joined Impact Europe from EPRA, where she led since 2016 the cross-departmental/cross-functional work on policy strategies regarding the EU Green Deal and its Sustainable Finance agenda. While at EPRA, Jana formed and steered the SFDR Working Group, forged new partnerships and joint working groups with other organisations (e.g. WorldGBC, RICS, INREV), and executed projects to support the sector’s active engagement with policy makers. During that time, she also served as a jury member in the European Pensions Awards.
In her earlier career, Jana gathered political experience in the European Parliament after which she moved to the private sector representing and advocating for the interests of private property owners (UIPI) and then to BDO, the fifth largest network of public accounting, tax and advisory firms in the world.
Jana is a native Slovak speaker, fluent in English and intermediate in French. She has a legal background with a specialisation in European Law gained at Maastricht University (NL). In 2023, she gained a certification from the INSEAD’s Execute Programme on Strategy for Listed Real Estate.