Curriculum vitae

Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ

 

Nationality:Slovak
Birth date and place:24 July 1966, Bratislava
Marital status:Married, three children

Education/Studies/Courses:

1984 - 1985University of Economics, Bratislava, Slovakia

1985 - 1990Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Russia

1990Comenius University, Faculty of Law, Bratislava (Doctor of Law – JUDr.)

1990Université d´Eté de Perpignan, France

1991Stanford University, Hoover Institution, Stanford, USA

1992L´Alliance française, Harare, Zimbabwe

1996Salzburg Seminar, Salzburg, Austria

1996 - 2000Comenius University, Faculty of Law, Bratislava (postgraduate studies in international/European law – PhD.)

2000Ulpan Akiva, Netanya, Israel

2000Dale Carnegie Associates, Tel Aviv, Israel

Professional career:

1990Advisor to the first Deputy Foreign Minister, Czech and Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1991 - 1992Third Secretary and Consul, Embassy of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic, Harare, Zimbabwe

1992Deputy Chief of Mission and Second Secretary, Embassy of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic, Ottawa, Canada

1995EU and NATO countries department, Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1996Deputy Director – EU and NATO countries department, Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1997Deputy Director – Foreign Minister's Office

1998Director – Foreign Minister's Office

1998Deputy Head of Mission, Counsellor, Slovak Mission to the EU, Brussels, Belgium

1999Ambassador, Slovak Embassy, Tel Aviv, Israel

2002Director General, Bilateral Cooperation Section, Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2003Director General, European Affairs Section, Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2004Ambassador. Slovak Permanent Representative to the EU

01.10.2009 -
08.02.2010
Member of the European Commission responsible for Education, Training, Culture and Youth

09.02.2010 -

Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Inter-Institutional Relations and Administration

 

16.10.2012 -
28.11.2012

Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Inter-Institutional Relations and Administration and Health and Consumer Policy (interim)

24.05.2014Elected as a Member of the European Parliament with the highest voters´ support among all Slovak candidates to the EP

Other:

Publications:
European Law – Selected Chapters

Driving the EU forward – summary of 5 years’ experience in the position of the EC Vice-President in charge of inter-institutional relations and administration (2010-2014)

Awards:
Chatam Sofer Medal for promotion of Slovak-Israeli relations
Language skills:
English, French, Russian, German
Special interests:
Sport (tennis, jogging, skiing), biographies
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