Prime Minister Janez Janša nominates Mark Boris Andrijanič for the post of minister for the digital transformation
- Former Prime Minister Janez Janša (2020 - 2022)
Pursuant to paragraph one of Article 112 of the Constitution of the Republic of Slovenia and Articles 229 and 234 of the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly, Prime Minister Janez Janša today submitted to the National Assembly a proposal for a minister without portfolio. In accordance with paragraph three of Article 8 of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia Act, the Government may have a minister without portfolio to assist the Prime Minister in coordinating work and performing the duties of their office within the given powers.
For the minister without portfolio who will coordinate the work of ministries related to the digital transformation of Slovenia and head the Government Office for Digital Transformation, which is being established for this purpose, the Prime Minister has nominated Mark Boris Andrijanič, who holds a university degree in law. Mr Andrijanič graduated from the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana, and he holds a Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree from the University of Oxford. As of April 2021, he has chaired the Strategic Council for Digitalisation of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia. From 2016 to 2021, he worked for the American technology company Uber, most recently as Head of Public Policy for Central and Eastern Europe.
The Prime Minister proposes that the appointment procedure be conducted as soon as possible and in accordance with the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly.