Secretary of State, Ministry of Economy, Tourism and Sport
Matevž Frangež, born 30 March 1978 in Maribor, holds a university degree in law. Active in youth and student organising from a young age, he was a member of the City Council of the Municipality of Maribor from 2002 to 2010. He was elected a deputy of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia for the 2008–2011 and 2011–2014 terms and then worked for a short period as a State Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office. In 2015, Frangež set out as an entrepreneur. He then took over the strategic communication in the Social Democratic Party in 2019 and was an assistant of the party’s deputy group in the National Assembly. The Government of the Republic of Slovenia appointed him State Secretary at the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology on 1 June 2022. On 24 January 2023 The Government of the Republic of Slovenia appointed him State Secretary at the Ministry of the Economy, Tourism and Sport. Frangež and his wife Marina have three children.