Jurij Bertok

Bussines Development Consultant

Jurij Bertok holds a Master Degree in Electrical Engineering from Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana. He started his career with the same faculty, where he was working as a researcher in Laboratory for Communication Devices at Department of Telecommunication.

In 1991, he joined the Ministry of Defence where he was serving in several positions. In 1993, he took over the department, and shortly afterwards he became head of the Department for System Support and development in the Information Service. In 1998, he became head of the Cabinet of the Minister of Defense, and then two years later he took over the management of the Department of Informatics and Communications at the Ministry of Defense. From 2000 to 2005 he was the head of IT and Communications Sector, and in 2005 he was appointed as CIO to lead IT operations for Ministry of defence.

Since January 2013 he has been acting as Director-General of IT Directorate at the Ministry of Public Administration, main coordination institution for the development and implementation of eGovernment in Slovenia. He was responsible for the implementation of several cross-cutting projects in public administration, such us centralization and consolidation of IT, establishment of the Slovenian Government Cloud (DRO), modernization of the Government Central Communication System (HKOM) and establishment of a unified system of the IT security policy.

Since November 2018 he is business consultant for digital transformation in public sector in Verso Altima.