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Minister of Finance

Andrej Bertoncelj

born 28 July 1957

holds a PhD in finance


A full professor at the University of Primorska Faculty of Management until May 2018, he was a member of the management board of Slovenian Sovereign Holding (SDH) with responsibility for management and restructuring and for the financial management of SDH. He is a financial expert with international experience. He has 25 years of experience in the business enterprise sector, above all in financial management, including 18 years in managerial positions. He worked in New York for several years, where he served as president of Lek USA, Inc. Other positions have included that of assistant finance director at Lek d.d. and divisional director and corporate governance adviser to the board at Kemofarmacija d.d., while he also has considerable experience in the fields of corporate governance and business and financial restructuring in the international environment. 


He is the author or co-author of 10 books and more than 40 scholarly articles in international journals. 

He speaks fluent English and German.

Photo: STA

Ministry Contacts

Ministry of Finance

Župančičeva 3, 1000 Ljubljana

T: +386 1 369 63 00

fax: +386 1 369 66 59