Janko Veber

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Janko Veber
Janko Veber 2014 (2).JPG
Speaker of the National Assembly of Slovenia
In office
27 February 2013 – 1 August 2014
Preceded byGregor Virant
Succeeded byMilan Brglez
Personal details
Born (1960-07-30) 30 July 1960 (age 58)
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Political partySocial Democrats
Alma materUniversity of Ljubljana

Janko Veber (born 30 July 1960[1] in Ljubljana) is a Slovenian politician.

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.[2]

In February 2013, Veber was elected Speaker of the National Assembly,[3] following the resignation of Gregor Virant from this position earlier in January.[4] After the 2014 elections, he became Minister of Defence.[5]

Political offices
Preceded by
Gregor Virant
Speaker of the National Assembly of Slovenia
2013 – 2014
Succeeded by
Milan Brglez