Peter Mihelj, Chief Operating Officer

Peter Mihelj

CEO, NIL and NIL Skupina

Peter Mihelj joined NIL in 2016, bringing with him over 15 years of experience in management and IT project management in finance, health care and technology verticals. During his career, he acted in various roles spanning from project manager, project director, director of strategic operations, chief operations officer, and IT consultant. He worked extensively on EU research and development projects, processes of digital transformation and management of international teams.

Under his leadership of project management office, NIL successfully consolidated and upgraded the project lead processes. Based on this track record, Peter was appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) in 2018. In this role, he ensured NIL operated in the way it is directed in the corporate strategy and that the work processes at NIL ran smoothly: all with one key goal in mind – the highest possible customer satisfaction.

In 2019, Peter became CEO of NIL. As a general manager, he is responsible for the high-level management, strategic direction and coordination of NIL companies. His goal is to make NIL the leading Slovenian system integrator and even more successful on international markets by exporting NIL's knowledge and services, expanding its footprint on the European, African and American markets.

Peter holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in informatics management. He is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) of Slovenia and Liaison at the PMIef organization, where he is active as a mentor and program leader. Peter is married; his wife Vesna works as a head nurse in a hospital. They have three children and in free time they enjoy family time and taking care of their vineyard and olive garden.