Karmen Kern Pipan

Karmen Kern Pipan

Secretary and Project manager, Ministry of Public Administration of Republic Slovenia

Ms. Karmen Kern Pipan works as secretary and project manager in the IT directorate of the Ministry of Public Administration of Republic Slovenia.

She started her career in the private sector in the field of informatics and telecommunications and later continued in public administration, holding different positions in the Metrology Institute of Republic Slovenia, including quality manager and head of department for quality and business excellence.

She also led an inter-ministerial operational project group for the preparation of the Public Administration Development Strategy 2015-2020. She was active in the field of business excellence for more than a decade, as a European EFQM assessor in Brussels.

Ms Pipan is an expert in the field of data management, business intelligence, and big data analytics, which she utilizes to improve data-based decision making in Slovenian public administration. To this end, she collaborates with a lot of successful Slovenian companies and international professionals to identify best practices.