Andreja Jerina has long term senior experience in administration and governance and in particular in programming, implementation and evaluation of development programs both at the EU and national level. In the last 20 years she is at the most senior positions within the Government of Slovenia where she was among others responsible for the European affairs including aid coordination, EU enlargement process and management of EU funds. She was also responsible for strategic planning and development, structural policies and environment. She has been actively involved in the negotiations on European budgets; in designing and setting the implementation system for management of EU funds in Slovenia including the pre-accession assistance, in the introduction of the results oriented budgeting within the national budgeting procedure and the development of innovative financial instruments.
Before coming to Moldova she was acting as National coordinator for EU Macro regional strategies (Danube, Adriatic Ionian and Alpine) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia.