Curriculum Vitae

Born: 12th December 1967 in Prague
University of Economics, Prague, Faculty of International Relations, specialising in international trade, graduated in 1992 upon completion of state finals
English, French, Japanese and Russian

2019 Appointed Ambassador in the Commonwealth of Australia, New Zealand, the Republic of Fiji, The independent state of Samoa, the Solomon Islands, the Kingdom of Tonga, the Republic of Vanuatu and the Cook Islands.
2014 – 2018 Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Czech Republic in Japan
2010 - 2014 Ministry of foreign affairs in the Czech Republic – Minister of state
2006 - 2010 Vice-chairman of the Foreign Committee
2006 - 2010 Member of the Defence Committee
2006 - 2010 Head of the standing delegation for the Parliamentary Assembly NATO
2004 - 2006 Chairman of the Foreign Committee, Prague City Assembly
2002 - 2010 MP of the Czech Republic for the Prague electorate
2002 - 2006 Member of the Prague City Assembly
2002 - 2006 Member of the Legal and Legislation Committee, Prague City Assembly
2002 - 2006 Member of the Security Committee, Prague City Assembly
2002 - 2006 Member of the Foreign Committee of the Parliament of the Czech Republic
2002 - 2006 Chairman of the Sub-committee for the presentation of the Czech Republic abroad
2002 - 2006 Member of the Aerospace Sub-Committee
2002 - 2006 Member of the Permanent Commission for Banking
1994 - 2002 Mayor of the municipal district, Prague 7
1993 2010 Ministry of Finance in the Czech Republic – Centre for international aid (PHARE program), advisor to the Deputy Minister

Other interests and qualifications:
Pilot - (motorised hang-glider), certification from the Light Aircraft Association of the Czech Republic
Scuba Diving - AOWD, IANDT certification
Boat captain – 1st class, certification from the Ministry of Transport, Japan; Fundamentals of short sea shipping, certification obtained from the American Sailing Association
Sport shooting – weapons permit from the Police force of the Czech Republic.