President of the Bratislava Self-Governing Region

Mgr. Juraj Droba, MBA, MA

The President represents the region externally, acting as authorised representative with regard to labour and other relations. Also, the President makes decisions on issues where, by the law, the Self-Governing Region as a public administration body, is authorised to decide on duties and obligations of legal entities and individuals.

The Office of President
Mgr. Jana Lysáková
Director of the Office
Tel.: 02/4826 4152

The Division of Foreign Affairs, the Protocol and European Affairs
Kropáčková Matilda, Ing.
Chief of Department
tel.: 02/4826 4153


Mgr. Juraj Droba, MBA, MA
President of the Bratislava Self-Governing Region

Personal information
Place & date of birth: Bratislava, 25 May 1971
Nationality: Slovak

Work experience

2018 – 
European Committee of the Regions (CoR) – President of the National delegation of Slovakia

2017 –
President of the Bratislava Self-Governing Region

2016 – 2018
Vice-chairman of the Mandate and Immunity Committee,
National Council of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava

2016 – 2018
Member of the Permanent Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, National Council of the Slovak Republic

2010 – 2018
Member of Parliament,National Council of the Slovak Republic

2002 – 2008
Director of External Affairs, Member of Executive Management Board, T-Mobile Slovakia Inc., Bratislava

1996 – 2002
Partner, Omnipublic Ltd., Bratislava

Intern, APCO Worldwide, Washington D.C., USA

Intern, Ketchum Public Relations, Washington D.C., USA

Graduate School of Political Management, Fulbright scholarship – MA, George Washington University in Washington, D. C., USA

Graduate School of Business – MBA, University of Pittsburgh, USA

English language and literature, Physical education – Master’s degree, Faculty of Physical Education and Sports & Faculty of Arts
Comenius University, Bratislava

Germaanse Taalkunde, Rijksuniversiteit, Gent, Belgium

Secondary grammar school Hubeného, Bratislava

Language skills
Slovak – mother tongue / native speaker
English – expert/proficient user C2
Czech – expert/proficient user C2
Dutch – upper-intermediate/independent user B2
German – intermediate/independent user B1
Russian – intermediate/independent user B1
Spanish – beginner/basic user A1

Regional Parliament

The Regional Parliament is a body formed by members of the Bratislava Self-Governing Region elected in the direct elections. The elections are governed by a special law. Following the special law, the Regional Parliament will define the election districts and set the number of it’s MPs for the overall term, with the coverage of 12 000-15 000 people per one MP. The term of the Regional Parliament will end after the newly elected MPs are sworn in. The Regional Parliament is authorised to decide upon the principal issues of the Self-Governing Region.