Borut Erzen

Borut Erzen

Head of Programme, Border Management and Security, International Centre for Migration Policy Development
Borut has 24 years’ experience working in senior management positions in the Slovenian Police. At the operational level, Borut was responsible for management of police units dealing with organised crime, public order and border management.

He served on secondment to the EU-led police missions in Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia, where he held senior positions with responsibility for police reforms, legislation, security sector reforms and border management.

Since 2009 Borut works as Head of Programme, Border Management and Security at ICMPD Headquarters in Vienna. Borut has been involved in numerous border management and security projects in the EU, the Balkans, Eastern Europe, the South Caucasus, Central and South Asia, Africa and Latin America.

He also works as an international expert on different topics related to border management and security.

Borut has a degree in criminal justice from the University of Ljubljana and holds an LL.M from the European Law Faculty in Ljubljana.

In the area of Integrated Border Management (IBM), Borut is one of the co-authors of Guidelines for Integrated Border Management in EC External Cooperation (2009)