Gorazd Čibej, LL.M

Gorazd Čibej, LL.M, has been the Director of the Insurance Supervision Agency since January 2019.

In 2000 he graduated cum laude from the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana. He holds a Master’s Degree in European Law (LL.M) from the Lund University, Sweden, which he obtained in 2001. As a graduated lawyer, he completed his practical training at the Higher Court of Ljubljana. He passed the state bar exam. Afterwards, he was employed by the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning, first in the Environment Directorate and later in the Minister’s Office. In 2007 and 2008, he participated in the project of Slovenia’s presiding the European Union as an outsourced expert working for the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning.

Gorazd Čibej was employed by the Insurance Supervision Agency in 2006 to perform the most complex legal tasks: supervision of the insurance market, issuing supervision measures, management of and cooperation in the most demanding project teams, conducting infringement procedures, implementation of inspections of operations, preparation of legal opinions. In 2015 the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia appointed him member of the Council of Experts of the Insurance Supervision Agency for a six-year term of office. Since November 2017, he has also been the President of the Council of Experts of the Insurance Supervision Agency. As the Director, he is also a member of Supervisory Steering Committee and a member of the EIOPA Board of Supervisors. Within the EIOPA, he has also been appointed a substitute member of the Mediation Panel.

In August 2016 Gorazd Čibej was appointed a member of the Supervisory Board of Slovenia Control, Slovenian Air Navigation Services.

Since 2000 he has actively participated in seminars and training courses in the areas of mediation, management and political and economic sciences. In 2009 he passed the exam for a mediator and was appointed mentor in alternative dispute resolution in 2010. He also continued to study negotiation and mediation at the Central European University, where he was awarded the degree of a mediator under the wings of the Cardozo School of Law, recognised by the US Bar Association, and in 2016 he completed the certified international business negotiation programme at the Mitchell Hamline University, USA. In 2017 he participated in additional training in the field of corporate governance at the Harvard University, USA.

He fluently speaks six foreign languages.