On 22 July 2019 Mr. Igor Eršte was appointed as the Acting Director of the Government Office for the protection of Classified Information – functioning as the National Security Authority (NSA) by the Government of the Republic of Slovenia.
During his long professional career, he performed leadership and operational tasks in the Security Intelligence system of the Republic of Slovenia and represented the country in numerous International activities.
Prior to his appointment as the Acting Director, he was in charge of Information Security at the Government Office for the Protection of Classified Information. As a representative of the National Security Authority of the Republic of Slovenia, he participated in the relevant EU and NATO Committees in the field of Information Security.
He also acted as the Head of the Information Security Commission of the Republic of Slovenia and a member of the Operational Task Force of the Secretariat of the National Security Council. He has participated in various International projects.