Ivan Grdešić

Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Republic of Croatia

Croatian Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, His Excellency Dr Grdešić also served as Ambassador to the USA from 2000 to 2004. Before his appointment to the Embassy in London he was Professor of Political Science at the University of Zagreb. He was Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington DC, and Fulbright Scholar at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, and at Indiana University, Bloomington. Other positions include President of the Croatian Fulbright Alumni Association and of the Croatian Political Science Association. From 2010 to 2012 he served on the Advisory Council for Foreign Policy and International Relations to the President of Croatia. He is the author of two books and is published in domestic and international journals.