Slovenská sporiteľňa has a new analyst who joins the ranks of the communication team. The bank wants to be perceived as a brand with modern client service approach and focus on digital services and Lenka will mainly deal with these topics. She will prepare useful studies from the financial and banking area and she will also specialize in innovations, digitalisation and consumer behaviour. She will also respond to questions from the media.  

“Slovenská sporiteľňa is a modern and dynamically developing bank. I am really glad to be part of it and be able to communicate interesting economic topics to the public,” said Lenka Buchláková, analyst of Slovenská sporiteľňa.

Lenka Buchláková


Lenka comes to Slovenská sporiteľňa from the media where she was active for more than 11 years. She mainly focused on economic topics, ranging from consumer topics to macroeconomics. She worked for the daily Hospodárske noviny, Pravda and various local televisions. She appeared in several media as an economic specialist. She is a graduate of the Pan-European University in Bratislava. In 2016, she received her diploma in international relations and diplomacy at the Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations and in international and European studies at the University of Cambridge in Great Britain.  

tel.: +421 904 519 308


Analytical team of Slovenská sporiteľňa:

Mária Valachyová

Chief Economist

Mária Valachyová has been the head of the analytical team of Slovenská sporiteľňa for 7 years. She has been analyzing Slovak macroeconomic and banking sector environment for 15 years. Her main focus areas include the Slovak economy, Slovak banking market and market research (client surveys). She graduated from the Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education – Economics Institute (CERGE-EI) in Prague, with focus on monetary economics, econometrics and economy of transition countries. She is also a graduate of the University of Economics in Bratislava. 

tel.: +421 911 891 102


Katarína Muchová


Katarína Muchová focuses on the macroeconomic development of the Slovak economy in the context of Eurozone and financial market development. She graduated from the University of Bristol and University of St Andrews in Great Britain. She chose macroeconomic impact of the European cohesion politics in Slovakia and the Czech Republic as her thesis. After her studies, she started to work in London as an economic consultant mainly for the British government and European Commission and in 2014 she joined Slovenská sporiteľňa.

tel.: +421 910 683 153