Ambassador Martin Povejšil is a senior Czech diplomat who currently represents the Czech Republic in the European Union. A graduate of Palacký University in Olomouc, he studied modern philology and linguistics, and joined the Czechoslovak Foreign Service shortly after the political changes in the country in 1990. Throughout his career he has held a variety of senior posts in the Czechoslovak and Czech ministries of foreign affairs as well as in diplomatic missions abroad. His professional focus changed over time from third- world and development issues to European affairs and security policy, and from bilateral relations to multilateral diplomacy.

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