Lívia Vašáková is an Economic Counsellor at the European Commission Representation in Slovakia where she represents the Commission regarding economic and social policies. She previously worked as a key energy modeller in the Directorate General for Energy Energy at the European Commission in Brussels. In 2016, Euractiv.sk portal labelled her as the most influential woman in the Slovak energy sector. She graduated from the University of Economics in Bratislava and studied at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria; Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich, Germany; University of Aix-en-Provence in France and the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia. She also holds a post-graduate degree from the Europa Kolleg Hamburg.