Ambassador Deputy Permanent Representative | Permanent Representation of Croatia to the EU
Goran Štefanić, Ambassador and professional diplomat since 1996, is Croatia’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the European Union. Prior to taking up this post he was Deputy Chief of Mission in the Croatian Embassy in Paris (2010 – 2013). He was Head of Minister’s Office (2009 - 2010) and Deputy Head of Minister’s Office (2008 - 2009), in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration in Zagreb. His previous posts include Head of the Section for Annual National Plan in the Department for NATO (2004-2006), Head of Office of the State Secretary for Political Affairs (2006-2008) and Head of Service for Analysis and Information (2009). He was posted in the Croatian Embassy in Sweden, Stockholm (2002 – 2004) and in the Croatian Consulate General in Italy, Trieste (2000 – 2002). Ambassador Štefanić holds a Master degree in Political Science and is a graduate of Croatian MFA Diplomatic Academy.