Stasek Becomes New Czech Ambassador To The United States

Former foreign ministry secretary of state Miloslav Stasek is the Czech ambassador to the United States as of Sept 1, having replaced Hynek Kmonicek, who will become the ambassador to Vietnam. Stasek was nominated by the previous government of Andrej Babis. Stasek was appointed foreign ministry secretary of state in November 2017. Before, he was the ambassador to Egypt and India, where he replaced Kmonicek.

Date/place of birth: November 11, 1971, Plzeň

Marital status: Married, 3 children

Education:

1995 – 1998 Czech University of Life Sciences Prague – Postgraduate studies (part of studies at Ain Shams University in Cairo)

1990 – 1995 Czech University of Life Sciences Prague

Work experience:

September 2022 onwards – Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the USA

November 2017 – August 2022 – State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

2016 – 2017 Deputy Minister of the MFA of the Czech Republic

2015 – 2017 Director of Economic Diplomacy Department, MFA

2010 – 2015 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to the Republic of India, to the Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka, to the Republic of Bangladesh, to the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal and to the Kingdom of Bhutan

2007 – 2010 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to the Arab Republic of Egypt and to the Republic of the Sudan

2005 – 2007 Director of the Middle East and Africa Department, MFA

2004 – 2005 Chargé d´Affaires a.i., Embassy of the Czech Republic in Kuwait, State of Kuwait

1999 – 2004 Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of the Czech Republic in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

1999 Middle East Department, MFA

1998 – 1999 Head of the International Cooperation Unit, Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic

Languages: English, Arabic, Spanish

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