Petr Gandalovič

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Petr Gandalovič
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Czech Republic Ambassador
to the United States
In office
7 July 2011 – 16 January 2017
President Václav Klaus
Miloš Zeman
Preceded by Petr Kolář
Succeeded by Hynek Kmoníček
Minister of Agriculture
In office
9 January 2007 – 8 May 2009
Preceded by Milena Vicenová
Succeeded by Jakub Šebesta
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
3 June 2006 – 1 March 2011
Personal details
Born (1964-08-15) August 15, 1964 (age 52)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Political party ODS

Mgr. Petr Gandalovič (born 15 August 1964 in Prague) is a Czech politician and one of the founding members of the Civic Democratic Party. He is the current Czech ambassador to the United States.

Education[edit]

1978–1982 Secondary School in Ústí nad Labem
1982–1987 School of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague

Career[edit]

1987–1990: Teacher, Secondary School in Ústí nad Labem
1990–1992: Member of the Federal Assembly
1992–1994: Deputy Minister of Environment
1994–1997: Adviser to Minister of Foreign Affairs
1997–2002: Consul General of the Czech Republic in New York City
2002–2006: Mayor of Ústí nad Labem
2006 - 2007: Minister for Regional Development
2007 - 2009: Minister of Agriculture
2011–present: Ambassador of Czech Republic to the United States

Political career[edit]

1989: One of the founder members of the Civic Forum
1991: One of the founder members of the Civic Democratic Party
2002: Elected as Mayor of Ústí nad Labem
2006: Vice-chairman of the Civic Democratic Party

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