Head of the Czech Delegation to NATO

Ambassador Mr. Štefan Füle

2005 -

Date of birth: 24 May 1962
Place of birth: Sokolov, Czech Republic
Marital status: Married
Wife: Hana Füleová
Children: Daughters Eliška and Veronika, son Michael

Education:

1980-1981 Faculty of Philosophy, Charles University, Prague;
1981-1986 Moscow State Institute of International Relations;
1988 United Nations Disarmament Fellowship Program.

Career:

1987-1990 Desk Officer, United Nations Department, Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia;
1990-1995 First Secretary, Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the United Nations, New York;
1994-1995 Member of the Delegation/Alternate Representative of the Czech Republic to the UN Security Council, New York;
1995-1996 Director, United Nations Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic;
1996-1998 Director, Security Policy Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic;
1998-2001 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to the Republic of Lithuania (2000-2001 NATO Point of Contact Ambassador to the Republic of Lithuania);
2001-2002 First Deputy Minister, Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic;
2003-2005 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic at the Court of Saint James's;
2005- Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic on the North Atlantic Council.

Honours:

Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas, 3rd Class (2002)l
Cross of Merit of Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic, Grade I. (2002)l