Maša Valenko joined the JVI as a Management Assistant in February 2022. She previously worked at UniCredit in Vienna, managing internal and external communication and outreach activities within the Central and Eastern Europe Division of Corporate & Investment Banking. Maša acquired her first international experience as a trainee in the Directorate General Communications at the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt. She contributed towards developing the new ECB website and the social media strategy. Maša holds a Master's degree in media and communications studies from the University of Maribor in Slovenia. She is fluent in Slovenian, English, and German.