Tjaša Ficko is a city councillor on the Zoran Janković List and a Deputy Mayor of Ljubljana since 2010. Her fields of work are culture, tourism, international relations, corporate communication, health, social security and development projects. She is a member of the Commission for Mandate Questions, Elections and Appointments and the Commission for International Relations.
Among her responsibilities is strengthening international recognisability and the reputation of the city brand. She promotes the city vision, activities and achievements at many events at home and abroad, and shares good practices in numerous renowned international conferences. She was in charge of the candidacy and the implementation of the European Green Capital 2016 project, which successfully put Ljubljana on the European map as a city committed to following the green vision while actively carrying out projects for improving the quality of life.
At the global conference Women Economic Forum in New Delhi she received the prestigious award Woman of the Decade as the head of the project Ljubljana, European Green Capital 2016.