|Speaker of the National Assembly of Slovenia|
27 February 2013 – 1 August 2014
|Preceded by||Gregor Virant|
|Succeeded by||Milan Brglez|
30 July 1960 |
|Political party||Social Democrats|
|Alma mater||University of Ljubljana|
Veber studied civil engineering at the University of Ljubljana. Then he moved to Kočevje, where he was elected mayor and served three terms, from 1994 to 2010. In 1996, he was elected member of the National Assembly as a member of Social Democrats.
In February 2013, Veber was elected Speaker of the National Assembly, following the resignation of Gregor Virant from this position earlier in January. After the 2014 elections, he became Minister of Defence.
|Speaker of the National Assembly of Slovenia
2013 – 2014
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