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Picture Name
H.E. Franc But
Added on: 23.11.2017 | Updated on: N/A | back
Birthday
12.10.1962
Nationality
SI Slovenia


DATE OF ACCREDITATION 2017-09-20
EDUCATION 1987 University Degree in Agriculture, Faculty of Biotechnology at the University of Ljubljana; 1994 Master in Organization and Management (Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana)
PROFESSIONAL CAREER 1988-1992 Programme Director for the revitalisation of rural areas, Mercator KGP Kočevje; 1992-1997 Director of the Association of co-operatives in Slovenia; 1997 Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, State Secretary for EU Affairs and Rural Development; 2000 Agency of the Republic of Slovenia for Agricultural Markets and Rural Development, incumbent Director; 1997-2000 Negotiating Group for Slovenia`s accession to the EU, Deputy Chairman of the negotiating group; 2000-2004 Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food; 2004-2006 Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry an Food, State Secretary for EU Affairs and Rural Development; 2006-2010 Ambassador to the Czech Republic; 2010-2014 Ambassador to the Republic of Serbia; 2014-2015 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Minister`s office, Counsellor of the Minister for Economic Cooperation and Business Diplomacy; 2015-2016 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department for South-Eastern Europe and EU enlargement, horizontal analyses; 2016-2017 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Director of the Department of Bilateral Economic Cooperation
LANGUAGES German, English, Croatian