Branislav Škripek was born in Piešťany, Slovakia and studied theology. He worked as a caregiver for disabled youth in Bratislava. He was involved in the community development projects in St. Martin, Bratislava.
In 2000 he co-founded a nongovernmental organization which organized public Christian meetings, worked with young people, traveled through Slovakia with the 'Campaign for Jesus’ and organized training seminars and workshops. In addition, he made a living as a translator and interpreter. In 2012 Škripek was elected into the Slovakian Parliament.
In May 2014 he was elected for the first time as member of the European Parliament where he is member in the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs and in the D-IL Delegation for relations with Israel. As a substitute he sits in the FEMM Committee and the Delegation for relations with Mashreq countries.
Branislav Škripek is married and has two sons.