Mihaela Bauman Podojsteršek, Secretary GeneralMihaela Bauman Podojsteršek is a university graduate in Economics. She began her career in 1986 in the private sector, as a financial and accounting consultant. Ten years later, she continued her career in the public sector. As advisor to the minister at the former ministry of education, she was in charge of planning and implementing the budget and financing of public educational institutions. She has been employed at the University of Ljubljana for 11 years. For several years, she has engaged in internal audits and larger investment projects and for the past four years has been in charge of finance as the assistant to the rector. She was appointed to the position of general secretary of the University on 1 July, 2014 for a period of six years.