Elena Kohútíková works as the vice-president of the Supervisory Board of VÚB, a. with. since March 2018. Since April 5, 2022, she has been working as the chairwoman of the Council of Advisors to the Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic. From October 2006 to October 2017, she worked at VÚB Bank in several top management positions. First as a member of the board of directors and senior director of the Financial and Capital Markets Section, and since March 2009 as deputy general director responsible for support and control activities of the bank. She entered the banking sector through the State Bank of Czechoslovakia and is one of the key figures who founded the National Bank of Slovakia, where she held the post of vice-governor from 2000 to 2006. She also played a significant role in the introduction of the euro in Slovakia. Elena Kohútiková is the holder of many prestigious awards, one of which is the high state honor of the Order of Ludovít Štúr II. class for extraordinary merits for development in the field of banking and economy of the Slovak Republic awarded by the President of the Slovak Republic.