Lieutenant General Mirko Šundov, Military Representative for Croatia

Military Representative

  • Last updated: 26 Aug. 2013 10:01
  • born on 15 January 1962 at Bračević, Municipality of Muć, Split-Dalmatian County, Croatia,

Education:

  • Doctor of Science (D.Sc), Scientific field of Geosciences, Scientific branch of Physical Geography, Faculty of Science of Zagreb University, 2007
  • Master of Science, Scientific field of Geosciences, Scientific branch of Physical Geography, Faculty of Science of Zagreb University, 1999
  • Faculty of Political Science, National Defence Studies, Sarajevo, B&H, 1982-1986
  • Yugoslav People’s Army-JNA”, Conscript, 1981 -1982
  • Education Centre „Ante Jonjić“, Split, Croatia, 1978 -1980
  • Shipbuilding Industry Education Centre, Split, Croatia,1976 -1978
  • Primary School, Vrba, Municipality of Muć, Split-Dalmatian County, Croatia, 1969 -1976

Courses and Seminars: 

  • High Officials Course 2, Centre for Security Studies „George C. Marshall“, Germany, 2006
  • NATO Pilot Course, Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Croatia and NATO PDD, 2005
  • War College „Ban Josip Jelačić“, Zagreb, Croatia, 2000-2001
  • High Officials Course 1, Centre for Security Studies „George C. Marshall“, Germany, 1998
  • English Language Course, Croatian Defence Academy „ Petar Zrinski“, Zagreb, Croatia, 1997
  • Training Management Seminar, Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Croatia, 1997

Professional Timeline:

  • Croatian Military Representative to NATO and the EU, appointed 01st Dec 2011
  • Commandant, Croatian Defence Academy „ Petar Zrinski“, 2007-2011
  • Leading Lecturer on "Military strategy and Operations", War College "Ban Josip Jelačić", 2005
  • Commandant, Joint Education and Training Command „Petar Zrinski“, 2003-2007
  • Commandant, War College „Ban Josip Jelačić“, 2003
  • Commandant, Training Command, 2001-2003
  • Commander, Area Command Knin, 1998-2000
  • Deputy Commander of the Area Command Ston, 1996-1998
  • Chief, Education Directorate, CAF GS, 1995-1996
  • Deputy Commander, Area Command Split, 1995
  • Chief of Staff of the Area Command Split, 1993-1995
  • Commander, 4th Brigade of the National Guards Corps, 1992-1993
  • Assistant Chief of Staff, 4th Brigade of the National Guards Corps, 1991-1992
  • Special Advisor, Territorial Defence HQs, Split, 1986-1991

Promotions:

  • Lieutenant (Reserve Forces), 1987
  • Lt Colonel (awarded) 1992
  • Colonel, 1992
  • Staff Colonel, 1995
  • Brigadier General, 2000
  • Major General, 2004
  • Lieutenant General, 2013

Awards, Commendations and Medals:

  • Pistol, Commander of the 4th Brigade of the National Guards Corps, 1992
  • Pistol, Defence Minister of the Republic of Croatia, in 1999
  • Commendation, President of the Republic of Croatia, 1992
  • Commendation, President of the Republic of Croatia 1993
  • Order of Nikola Šubić Zrinski,
  • Order of Vice-Roy Josip Jelačić,
  • Order of the Croatian Trefoil,
  • Order of the Croatian Three-Strand Pattern (Pleter) ,
  • Medal Oluja (Storm),
  • Medals for 5, 10 and 15 years of distinguished service,
  • Memorial of the Homeland War 1991-1992

Foreign languages and Computer Literacy:

  • English, active
  • Italian, basic
  • Windows MS Office, advance knowledge
  • Internet, advance knowledge

Interests and Hobbies:

  • Writing, reading, historical topics, scientific research,
  • Mountain-climbing, dance, riding a bicycle

Marital status and children:

  • Married with Marijana, father of Tomislav (son) and Ivana (daughter)