Jiri Branka works in the fields of skill needs analysis, forecasting and labour market intelligence (LMI). He is an expert at the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Education and Training (Cedefop) since 2016. Jiri is responsible for developing of data content for the Skills Panorama website and he is engaged in designing of LMI tools for various user groups, from policy makers and researchers to career guidance intermediaries.
Jiri is an economist by training. In Cedefop, he also participates on research related to the use of big data analysis for the LMI tools and impact of emerging technologies on jobs and skills. His expertise covers also the area of skills validation, with a special aim at assessing of its labour market outcomes.