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Ministry of Health of the Republic of Slovenia

Štefanova ulica5

1000 Ljubljana



tel.: + 386 1 478 60 01

fax: + 386 1 478 60 58



Office hours:

  • Monday and Friday from 9 am to 12 noon
  • Wednesday from 9 am to 12 noon and from 2 pm to 4 pm






Born 4 March 1970, BA (economics)


He received his bachelor’s degree from the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Maribor, where he acquired excellent knowledge of business economics, commercial law, management, finance, financial operations and other related fields. His professional career brought him to managerial positions in various major Slovenian companies, including Mercator, Petrol, and Semenarna Ljubljana. Some of his professional experience is also the result of working for foreign companies with representative offices in Slovenia. From 1 January 2018 until his nomination as minister, he served as the general manager at the largest healthcare institution in Slovenia, the Ljubljana University Medical Centre, where he organised work, prepared the operational and financial plan, drew up basic business policies and the rehabilitation plan, and participated in negotiations with various stakeholders.


He is fluent in English, Croatian, German and Serbian.


He likes spending his spare time outdoors and playing sports. He also enjoys reading, especially books on history and biographies.






Tomaž Pliberšek holds a PhD in civil engineering, which he acquired in 2006 from the Faculty of Civil Engineering at the University of Maribor. He began his career in 2006 at Adria Airways as a deputy crew manager. From 2009 to 2019, he managed several projects: he was the head of the project phase of the international project Move, DEM, a project manager in the Sports Foundation, a head of various aviation-related projects at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Loptreg, and SmartLab, and the chair of the promotion committee at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, and he also worked at LEA Spodnje Podravje.


He was also a technical assistant at TMD Invest and adviser to the director of the e-Zavod institute, and he participated in the regional development project for the Upper Carniola region. In 2011, briefly served as the director of the Ptuj Public Utility Company.


In addition to his regular work, Tomaž Pliberšek is an active aviator. He served as non-professional head of the Aeroclub Ptuj Aviation School from 1992 to 2006.

In 2015, he was appointed administrative director for the Municipality of Naklo, where he worked until February 2019, when became the administrative director for the Municipality of Radenci. On 28 March 2019, the Slovenian government appointed him a state secretary at the Ministry of Health.



STATE SECRETARY, Chief Physician Simona Repar Bornšek


Chief Physician Simona Repar Bornšek graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, in 1994 and thereafter completed her residency in family medicine. She was employed at the Student Health Centre from 1996 to 1998. In 1999 she started to work at the Community Health Centre Ljubljana, first as a general practitioner and from 2011 as the Head of its Vič Rudnik Unit. Prior to being appointed State Secretary, she managed 250 employees there.


In addition to working in the family medicine reference clinic, she was mentor to students and family medicine residents and was also engaged as a mediator at the Medical Chamber of Slovenia. She has gained extensive experience in the field of quality as a member of the evaluation team within the quality management system of the Community Health Centre Ljubljana.