Aleksandra Mrdavšic graduated from the Ljubljana Faculty of Arts with the degree in history and began work as an archivist at the Slovenian National Archives in 1995, working initially in the description of medieval deeds before moving on to the archival records of economic institutions.
From 1999 she has specialised in the appraisal and acquisition by the archives of records from the field of economy, and provides expert consultancy to record creators concerning their archives and records management. Aleksandra advises records creators from both public and private sectors, including institutions, such as the national bank, the chamber of commerce, other public economic associations and institutions, the national post, railways, telecommunication companies, insurance companies, and others.
A significant part of her work revolves around digital records, their acquisition and concern for their preservation from the beginning of their lifecycle at creation. In this role she has played an integral part in preparing the national minimum technical requirements for business, organisational and technological conditions for electronic records management and the storage of digital archives, certifying internal rules of the records creators’ management of the digital records based on the current archival legislation, and establishing the national digital archival services.