Dragan Šutanovac at the Pentagon in 2009
|Minister of Defence|
15 May 2007 – 27 July 2012
|Preceded by||Zoran Stanković|
|Succeeded by||Aleksandar Vučić|
July 24, 1968 |
Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Alma mater||Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade|
He graduated from the University of Belgrade Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. He specialised in security courses in the field of law enforcement and gained a diploma for security issues and oversight. He is also holder of the diploma of George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. From April to May 2000, he served in the European Parliament in Strasbourg and Brussels. In September 2000, he was appointed special advisor at the Federal Ministry of Interior and in 2001 he became Assistant Federal Minister of Interior. In parliamentary elections in 2000, 2003 and 2007 he was selected as an MP.
From 2002 to 2003 he was president of the Serbian Parliament’s committee for defence and security. In local elections in 2000 and 2004, he was voted deputy in the Belgrade City Assembly.
|Minister of Defence of Serbia
|Party political offices|
|President of the Democratic Party