Danijel Levičar has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from the University of Ljubljana. He started his career in 2000 as reactor engineer in nuclear power plant Krško, working on projects related to nuclear fuel and core design. From 2005 to 2010, he was EURATOM inspector at the European Commission in Luxembourg, in charge of coordinating activities related to inspections of reactors and storage facilities for spent fuel. In 2010, he became a project leader in the IAEA, and in 2011 he took over the role of the head of technical and investment sector in GEN energija d.o.o., the owner of half of the NPP Krško. He has been appointed the Director General of energy at the Ministry of Infrastructure in July 2013.