Branko was the EPDA's treasurer from 2003 to 2009.
He served as the president of the Slovenian Parkinson’s Disease Society from 1996 to 2007. Under his leadership and guidance, the organisation enjoyed increased membership, new offices and government funding to support the organisation’s activities. He continues to work closely with the national organisation, advocating for increased awareness and improved quality of life for all people with Parkinson's, their families and carers.
Born in Kranj, Slovenia, in 1956, Branko studied electrotechnics and graduated in 1983. In 1986, he married Tatjana and celebrated the birth of their daughter, Anja. At the same time, he became aware of a tremor in his right hand and was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 1989.