Assist. prof. Simon Starček, PhD., graduated in mathematics at the University of Maribor. He completed his master's and doctoral degrees at the University of Ljubljana. He specializes in the fields of numerical mathematics, probability, and statistics, studying and applying modern analytical methods, machine learning, neural networks, and artificial intelligence in general in a variety of fields.
He also focuses his research work on the fields of data science, business analytics, spatial forecasting models, GIS-technology, and the quality and visualization of spatial data. He actively participates in various applied projects and research, lectures at home and abroad and is the author of original scientific papers, professional articles and monographs.
He has experience in the field of management and administration of business processes, work and has experiences in supervisory boards of companies and public institutions. He has held several leading positions during his career. Currently holds the position of Deputy Director General of the Financial Administration of the Republic of Slovenia.