Governor of the Region
Governor of the Region:
- represents the region externally
- tasks that require the approval of the Regional Assembly or Council may be carried out by the Governor only after their prior approval
- must be a citizen of the Czech Republic
- elected by the Regional Council
- responsible to the Regional Assembly for performing his duties
Born on 13 February 1976 in Krnov.
He studied at the Secondary Vocational School of Agriculture, graduated from a lifelong education program and earned the professional title of Master of Business Administration.
Jan Krkoška is a manager with over eight years of experience in public administration and twenty years of experience in commerce. He became politically active in Krnov, where he served as deputy mayor for the ANO 2011 party from 2014 to 2018. He is a councilor in the town to this day. In 2016,he became a member of the assembly of the Moravian-Silesian Region, and was also elected Deputy Governor for Regional Development, European Funds and Tourism. He held this position for almost 7 years until he was elected Governor of the Moravian-Silesian Region. He was also appointed to the management of two regional enterprises - since 2017 he has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Moravian-Silesian Tourism, s.r.o., and since 2021 he has been a member of the Supervisory Board of the joint-stock company Moravskoslezské Investice and Development.
He is divorced and has two children. His hobbies include skiing, cycling, hiking, horses and cooking. He likes to have fun and spend time with people.
Office hours for the public:
Monday, Wednesday: 8 am to 5 pm
Tuesday, Thursday: 8 am to 2.30 pm
Friday: 8 am to 1 pm