Mateja Norčič Štamcar graduated from the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana and completed her postgraduate studies in European Studies, Politics, at Lund University, Sweden.
Ms. Norčič Štamcar has been an official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia for over 20 years. In 2001, she worked at the Slovenian Embassy in Brussels, and then worked at the Slovenian Mission in Brussels from 2004 to 2008, including the period during which Slovenia held the EU Presidency.
From 2014 to 2017, Ms. Norčič Štamcar worked as Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Slovenia in Belgrade, of which she served as the Chargé d’Affaires in 2015. She assumed the post of Deputy Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Serbia in September 2017.