Violeta Bulc

Violeta Bulc
European Commissioner for Transport
Assumed office
1 November 2014
President Jean-Claude Juncker
Preceded by Siim Kallas
Deputy Prime Minister of Slovenia
In office
19 September 2014  1 Novmebr 2014
Preceded by Goran Manns
Succeeded by Alenka Smerkolj
Personal details
Born (1964-01-24) 24 January 1964
Ljubljana, Yugoslavia
(now (Slovenia)
Political party Modern Centre Party
Alma mater University of Ljubljana
Golden Gate University

Violeta Bulc is a Slovenian entrepreneur and politician who has served as European Commissioner for Transport since 1 November 2014.

Bulc has been serving as a Minister without Portfolio responsible for Development, Strategic Projects and Cohesion and Deputy Prime Minister since 19 September 2014 until 1 November 2014 in the centre-left Cabinet of Miro Cerar.[1]

On 10 October 2014, the Slovenian government announced that Bulc was going to be Slovenia's nominee for the position of the European Commissioner on the Juncker Commission, replacing Alenka Bratušek.[2] After a successful confirmation hearing in front of the European Parliament's Committee on Transport and Tourism, Bulc was assigned with the transport portfolio.[3]


  1. "Violeta Bulc, MSc takes over GODC". Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy. 19 September 2014. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  2. "Violeta Bulc je slovenska kandidatka za evropsko komisarko". RTV SLO. 10 October 2014. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  3. "Violeta Bulc Approved by European Parliament". 21 October 2014. Retrieved 22 October 2014.
Political offices
Preceded by
Janez Potočnik
Slovenian European Commissioner
Preceded by
Siim Kallas
European Commissioner for Transport
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