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Andrej Rupnik

Senior Advisor, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control and Armed Forces (DCAF) Ljubljana


Andrej RupnikAndrej 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 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 a career of more than thirty years in law enforcement he has held several management and senior management positions within the General Police Directorate, the Uniformed Police Administration, the Police Academy and the Criminal Police Directorate. He has managed several national projects on organizational restructuring and advised on strategic planning. He was Head of the International Cooperation Sector within the Service of the Director-General of the Police, and gained significant experience leading the national delegation to the CATS Committee within the Council of the EU. From 2007 to 2010, he was Director of the National Intelligence and Security Agency of the Republic of Slovenia. He speaks Slovenian, Serbian/Croatian, English and some German.