Mr. Andrej RANT
He was born in Maribor, Slovenia, on 4 December 1946. In 1971, he graduated with a degree in French and Italian from the University of Ljubljana. In 1987, he obtained a degree in Economics from the same university.
Mr. Rant began his career with the Tourist Association of Maribor, before joining the National Bank of Slovenia in 1973. He held various positions within the National Bank, becoming director of the Research Department in 1987. In 1988, he was appointed Vice Governor. The same year he was named Deputy Governor of the Bank. Following the creation of the Bank of Slovenia in 1991, Mr. Rant was appointed Vice Governor in 1993.
In addition to his duties at the Bank, from 1991 to 2001, Mr. Rant was a member of the negotiation team on Succession to the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. From 1998 to 2002, he was a member of the Core Negotiating Group for Accession to the European Union. Then, from 2004 to 2007, he was co-chair of the National Coordination Committee for Euro Adoption. In 2004, he became a member of the EU Economic and Financial Committee. From 2006 to 2008, he was a member of the EFC’s ad hoc Working Group on EU Financial Stability Arrangements.
From 2007, until his nomination as Permanent Representative of Slovenia to the OECD, Mr. Rant was Deputy Governor of the Bank of Slovenia.
Ambassador Andrej Rant took up his duties as Permanent Representative of Slovenia to the OECD on 16 November 2010.
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Slovénie : Ambassadeur, Représentant permanent auprès de l'OCDE