Congrats Mr. Robert Golob!

June 7, 2022

Mr. Robert Golob, the founder and first head of our laboratory, took over as Prime Minister. We wish him sincere congratulations and the successful leadership of the country!

Robert Golob obtained his B.Sc., M.Sc. and PhD degree in electrical engineering at the University of Ljubljana in 1989, 1992, and 1994, respectively. As a founder and a leading member of the Laboratory for Energy Policy research group, he has published a number of papers in the field of Power System Protection, Energy Source Optimization and Electrical Power System (EPS) Planning.

After graduation, he was awarded a post-doctoral Fulbright scholarship of a Visiting Researcher at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.

His areas of expertise are Power System Operation (EES), Deregulation of Electricity Markets, Restructuring of Electricity Sector, Electricity Markets and Energy Policy. He served the Government of Slovenia as the State Secretary between 1999 and 2002. He was a project manager of numerous research projects set up for the needs of electricity sector.

Robert Golob served as President of the Management Board of GEN-I d.o.o. until the end of the year 2021 and is currently the Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia.