Jiří Kobza is a candidate of SPD in the 2017 elections.
He studied the Faculty of Science at the Charles University in Prague and also the Foreign Trade at the University of Economics. He worked for 12 years in the PZO Strojexport in the Department of Geological Exports to the Middle East. He led the Strojexport branch in Jordan and Iran and also worked in Yemen and Egypt. From 2000 to 2004, he worked as a diplomat at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Tehran. He is a member of the political party Freedom and Direct Democracy – Tomio Okamura.