Gabriela Matečná

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic

Gabriela Matečná

Date of birth: 28th November 1964
Nationality: Slovak


1983 – 1987
Slovak Agricultural University, Faculty of Agronomy
1997 – 1998
European Commission, DESIPAP PHARE PROJECT
(Development of consultancy services to support
the development of primary agricultural production)


2012 – 2016
Slovak Land Fund
Director General
2010 – 2012
Slovak Land Fund
Head of the pricing and
verification Unit
2009 – 2010
Independent Consultant
2008 – 2009
S+H Consulting, ltd.
Sales Director
Slovak Land Fund
Head of the transfer and lease Unit
2007 – 2008
Ing. Gabriela Matečná,
S+H Consulting, ltd.
Independent Consultant
2004 – 2007
Agricultural Paying Agency
Head of the soil control Unit,
Director of the Department of
direct aid controls
1996 – 2004
Advice and consultation for
agricultural businesses in crop
1999 – 2002
Agraris, ltd.
Sales Director
1990 – 1996
Managing Director,
independent consultant
1987 – 1989
Agroecology Research Institute
Research assistant


On 23rd March 2016 she was appointed by the president of the Slovak Republic, Mr. Andrej Kiska, as a member of the government of the Slovak Republic and also with the management of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic.

In February 2017 she was decorated by the French Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Stéphane Le Foll with high state distinction of France „L´Ordre du Mérite Agricole“. In November 2017 Gabriela Matečná was appointed Deputy Prime Minister of the Slovak Government. 


English, Russian, Hungarian


Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic
Dobrovičova 12
812 66 Bratislava
tel.: 02/592 66 241
fax: 02/529 63 871