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Veronika Kuchyňová Šmigolová



since Sep 2023         Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to Israel

2023                           Acting Director General for non-European Countries and Economic Diplomacy

2018-2022                Junior Deputy Minister; Director, Department of the Americas  

2015-2018                 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to Egypt, accredited also to Sudan and Eritrea

2013–2014                Ambassador, Special Envoy for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Chair, Nuclear Suppliers     Group

2013                            Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

2009–2013               Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the OSCE, IAEA, UN and Other International  Organisations in Vienna

2005–2009               Director, Security Policy Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2002–2005               Political Advisor, Czech Delegation to NATO, Brussels

1998–2002               Deputy Head of Mission, Czech Embassy in Warsaw

2001 - 2002              Chargé d Affaires a.i., Czech Embassy in Warsaw

1996–1998                Deputy Director, Policy Planning Staff, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1995                            Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1993 - 1995               Researcher, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague



1991–1993               Research Associate,  Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (United States)

1990                          Exchange Student, Technical University, Eindhoven (Netherlands)

1987-1991                Graduate Student, Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Prague

1982–1987               Master Degree, Faculty of Natural Sciences,  Charles University, Prague



Mother tongue  - Czech 

Other languages - English, French, Polish, partial knowledge of Russian



Married, 3 children

Velvyslankyně Veronika Kuchyňová Šmigolová

Velvyslankyně Veronika Kuchyňová Šmigolová