Gordon Grlić Radman was born in 1958 and completed his bachelor’s degree at the University of Zagreb, graduating in 1982. He also completed his postgraduate studies at the University of Zagreb and has a master’s in International Relations, as well as a PhD which focused on European Security.
He has had a long and successful political career, having held a range of high-ranking positions in Croatian embassies across Europe and in the Croatian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including Secretary General of the State Ministry (1999-2000). Prior to his current role, Mr. Radman was the Secretary of the Danube Commission (2011-2014), Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to Hungary (2012-2017) and the Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the Federal Republic of Germany (2017-2019). He also later held the position of President of the Danube Commission.
Mr. Radman has been the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia since 2019.