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Organisers

Bled Strategic Forum (BSF) international conference is a project of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia and is organised jointly by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia and the Centre for European Perspective.

Bled Strategic Forum Team

Mr Peter Grk, Secretary-General of the Bled Strategic Forum

has been Secretary General of the Bled Strategic Forum since 2016. He is also National Coordinator for the Western Balkans at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia.

With more than 20 years of experience in the diplomatic service, Peter Grk has held posts in Ankara, Copenhagen and Brussels. During Slovenia’s EU Presidency (2008), he served as Chair of the Committee for Civilian Aspects of Crisis Management (CIVCOM).

He was also posted to New York (2011) as Political Coordinator at the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Slovenia to the UN and served as an advisor in the Cabinet of the Foreign Minister of Slovenia (2009 to 2011) and as Chief Foreign Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister of Slovenia (2013 to 2014).

He holds a degree in political science.

Ambassador Iztok Mirošič,  BSF Programme Director

Ms Katja Geršak, Executive Director of the Centre for European Perspective and Editor-in-chief of the Bled Strategic Times

Mr Žiga Pirnat, BSF Creative Director

Ms Urška Volk-Kovačič, BSF Project Manager

Mr Matej Gregorec, BSF Project Manager (responsible for panels and speakers)

Ms Neža Repše, BSF Project Manager (responsible for delegations)

Mr Jernej Grahor, BSF Project Manager (responsible for Young Bled Strategic Forum)

Ms Ana Novak, BSF Project Manager (responsible for PR)

Ms Lana Lorenzetti, BSF Project Manager (responsible for logistics)

Zarja Bregant, BSF Project Manager (responsible for PR and logistics)