Peter Pellegrini

Minister of Education of Slovakia and Slovak Digital Champion, Bratislava

Peter Pellegrini graduated from the Faculty of Economics at Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica and the Faculty of Economics at the Technical University in Košice with specialisation in finance, banking and investment. He worked as an economist and later became an assistant to Slovak MP Ľubomír Vážny.

In 2006, he was elected MP for SMER-SD party and served as a member of the Parliamentary Committee on Economic Policy and Committee for the Review of NSA Decisions and the Mandate and Immunity Committee. After the 2010 general election, he again became MP for SMER-SD and a member of the Parliamentary Committee for Finance and Budget and the Parliamentary Committee for the Review of NSA Decisions. He was elected MP for the third time in the early election held on 10 March 2012. Mr. Pellegrini has held the post of State Secretary at the Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic from 2012 to 2014, he has also been appointed Slovak Digital Champion. He is currently Minister of Education and Digital Leader of the Slovak Republic.

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