AMBASSADOR, H.E. MSc. LEON MARC
Married to Mrs Barbara BLAZNIK MARC, one daughter.
2002 MSc in Public Policy and Management, University of London, SOAS - Centre for Financial and Management Studies (Chevening scholar);
1994 BSc in Electronic Engineering, University of Ljubljana.
8/2015 - Ambassador to the Czech Republic;
10/2014 – 8/2015 Head, Strategic Analysis/Policy Planning Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
8/2013 – 10/2014 Deputy Secretary-General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
3/2009 – 7/2013 Ambassador to The Netherlands, Permanent Representative to the OPCW;
Ambassador to Portugal (2013 – non-resident);
5/2006 – 1/2009 Head, South-East Europe Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
1/2002 – 5/2006 First Secretary, Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia, Dublin;
12/2000 – 1/2002 UK, Ireland and Canada desk, Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
6/2000 – 12/2000 Head of Minister's Private Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
1/1995 – 6/2000 International Secretary of a major parliamentary party;
12/1993 – 12/1994 Private Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
7/1999 - 12/2000 Oxford Analytica, Slovenia stringer;
2/1990 - 9/1992 Correspondent for a weekly newspaper of the Slovenian ethnic minority in Italy;
1988 - 1990 Assistant editor of a Slovenian academic magazine.
- Slovenian, mother tongue;
- English, fluent;
- Bosnian/Croat/Serbian, fluent;
- Italian, working level;
- Spanish, conversational level;
- Dutch, basic.
What's so Eastern about Eastern Europe?, Oldcastle Books, 2009 (in English);
Slovenië in Nederland, ed. 2010 (Dutch/Slovenian);
20 jaar Slovenië, ed. 2011 (Dutch/Slovenian);
Dežela priložnosti, Družina 2013 (in Slovenian);
Diplomatski praktikum – Management v diplomaciji, GV Založba-ZRC SAZU 2014 (in Slovenian).