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Andrej Rupnik

Assistant Director and Project Manager, DCAF Ljubljana

Andrej Rupnik is Assistant Director and Project Manager at DCAF Ljubljana office. As a security expert he has gained extensive experience during his professional career in the Slovenian police and national intelligence services. He concluded his studies in the area of Criminal Law at the University of Ljubljana, and was subsequently awarded an LLM degree. He has extensive experience and expertise in the area of criminal investigations and international police cooperation, specializing in criminal analysis, data management and IT in the area of criminal investigation. During his career in law enforcement of more than thirty years, he has held several management and senior management positions within the General Police Directorate, Uniformed Police Administration, Police Academy and the Criminal Police Directorate. He has managed several national projects in organisational restructuring and advised on strategic planning. He has served as Head of the International Cooperation Sector within the Service of the Director-General of the Police, and gained significant EU experience as the head of national delegation to the CATS Committee within the Council of the EU. From 2007'2010, he held the position of Director of the National Intelligence and Security Agency of the Republic of Slovenia.

He speaks Slovenian, Serbian/Croatian, English and some German. He is married with two children.