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Mateja Vraničar Erman, MPA

T: +386 1 369 6600
E: mateja.vranicar(at)


Mateja Vraničar Erman graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana in 1989, and in 1997, she successfully finished her MPA studies (Master of Public Administration) at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.


From 1989 to 1993, she worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and from 1993 on at the Ministry of Finance, where she was responsible for several important activities, mainly in the organization units of the Ministry, responsible for the customs and tax systems. For example, she was responsible for the co-ordination and preparation of the first Slovenian Customs Act and relevant implementing regulations, which were based on the European customs system, where she acted as head of the Indirect Taxation Section and later as head of the Department for Tax and Customs Policy and Legislation in the Directorate for the System of Tax, Customs and Other Public Finance Revenues within the ministry. From April 2010 to February 2012 she was State Secretary in the Ministry of finance, primarily responsible for the area of tax and customs systems, budget and public accounting. After the mandate she re-dedicated to professional work in the field of tax system regulations. Until the appointment as Secretary of State, she was appointed head of the general tax matters and analysis department.

State secretary

Saša Jazbec
T: +386 1 369 6471
E: sasa.jazbec(at)


Saša Jazbec graduated at the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, in 1996. Four years later she acquired masters degree at the same faculty. In the past she was working at the Ljubljana Stock Exchange, Bank of Slovenia, where she was inter alia head of risk management and a member of the working group for introducing the new currency, euro, and the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Slovenia. In November 2013 she was appointed as Director-General for budget and in April 2017 as State Secretary for budget and accounting.



State secretary

Gorazd Renčelj
T: +386 1 369 6611

E: gorazd.rencelj@mf-rs.sii


Gorazd Renčelj graduated in International Relations at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana in 2002. In 2003 he graduated with master's degree at the Centre for European Studies of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland.


In 2004 he started working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia. From 2005 to 2008, i. a. during Slovenia’s presidency of the EU, he worked as Foreign Policy Advisor in the Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia. Later on he served as Economic Counsellor at Slovenian Embassies in London, United Kingdom, and Washington D.C., USA. In 2015 he graduated with Master of International Public Policy degree at the Johns Hopkins University – Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies.


Before the appointment as the State secretary he was working in the Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy.


He is married and has three children.

State Secretary

Miranda Groff Ferjančič

T: +386 1 369 6736



Miranda Groff Ferjančič in 2000 completed specialization in international business at the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, where in 2004 she acquired a master's degree in the field of public-private partnership in financing infrastructure projects. In 2006 she acquired international certificate and a degree in public sector accounting and auditing. In 1988 she started to work in the company Rotomatika, where she also worked as the chief financial officer. From 1997 to 2001 she was head of one of the SKB bank units, then she moved to the Ministry of Finance, where she inter alia served as the head of the Public Property Directorate. From April 2013 to July 2016 she was deputy Secretary General of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia.

State secretary

Tilen Božič
T: + 386  1 369 6119
E: tilen.bozic(at)


Tilen Božič graduated from the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, Finance study programme. In recent years, he attended various trainings, both at home and abroad, in the field of international taxation, tax procedure, accounting, auditing, restructuring and acquisition, and occasionally held lectures on these topics as well. From 2007 do 2011, he worked in one of the four established international auditing firms, from 2011 to 2014 he worked as a tax consultant in a private consultancy company and later became director of a small accounting firm. On 1 August 2014, he became a member of the National Assembly. He acquired rich experience by working in various working bodies of the National Assembly, i.e. as a member of the Commission for Public Finance Control, Vice-President of the Committee on Finance and Monetary Policy, and a member of the Committee for the Affairs of the European Union. He speaks English and Italian.