mag. Robert Cugelj, State Secretary
Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU
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Robert Cugelj graduated from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Ljubljana in 1997, obtaining a university degree in mechanical engineering. He continued his studies at the Faculty of Organizational Sciences in Kranj, the University of Maribor, obtaining a master's degree in organisational sciences. After graduating, he was employed by IBE, d.d., where he worked as a head project designer/manager from 1997 to 2001. In 2001, he was employed by the Soča University Rehabilitation Institute of the Republic of Slovenia as the head of investment and procurement, and was appointed as the general manager of the Institute in 2004. His recently extended term of office has been terminated as of 18 June 2021 due to his new appointment as a State Secretary at the Ministry of Health.