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Ambassador Petr Gandalovič arrived in the United States on May 20, 2011, and has resumed his responsibilites. He presented his credentials to President Barack Obama on July 7, 2011.

Petr Gandalovič

Ambassador Gandalovic

Date of Birth: 15th August 1964

Place of Birth: Prague, Czech Republic

Education:

1982-1987     Charles University Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics

Career History:

2010-2011                  Member of Foreign Committee

2009-2010                  Member of Agriculture Committee

2007-2009                  Minister of Agriculture

2006/9-12                   Minister of Regional Development

2006-2011                  Member of the Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of the Czech Republic

2002-2006                  Mayor of the City of Ústí nad Labem

1997-2002                  Consul General of the Czech Republic in New York

1995-1997                  Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Economic and Information Section, Director General

1994-1995                  Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Advisor to Minister

1992-1994                  Ministry of Environment, Deputy Minister

1990-1992                  Member of the Federal Assembly of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic

1987-1990                  High School of Ústí nad Labem, teacher of mathematics and physics

Marital Status: Married