HE Hynek Kmonicek

Ambassador of the Czech Republic

 Hynek Kmoníček 

Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the USA 


1994-95 Post-graduate studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel (Modern History of the Middle East Studies, Hebrew and Arabic Language Studies) 

1989 Post-graduate studies, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic (English and Arabic Language Studies) 

1986 Doctor of Education, South Bohemian University, České Budějovice, Czech Republic 

Professional Career 

2013-2017 Director of the Foreign Affairs Department, Office of the President of the Czech Republic 

2011-13 Ambassador to Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Cook Islands, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu 

2009-10 Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs 

2006-09 Ambassador to India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Maldives and Sri Lanka 

2001-06 Ambassador to the United Nations, New York 

1999-2001 Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs 

1999 Director-General for Asia, Africa and America 

1997-99 Director of North Africa and Middle East Department 

1995-97 Desk Officer for Middle East and African Countries 

1995- Ministry of Foreign Affairs 

1992-94 College tutor of English, Arabic, University of Pardubice 

1986-91 Professional musician (classical guitar and lute) 


English, Russian 

Arabic, Hebrew working knowledge 


Born in 1962 in Pardubice 

Married, four children 

July 10, 2018 at the The Hay-Adams Hotel