Jiří Šír

Deputy Minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Czech Republic

Jiří Šír became deputy minister for the EU and foreign relations at the ministry of agriculture in the Czech Republic in May 2019. He was director of the department for trade and international cooperation between April 2018 and April 2019 and deputy minister for agricultural commodities, research and consultancy between February 2016 and March 2018. Prior to joining the ministry of agriculture, he held various positions at the ministry of foreign affairs and worked at the permanent representation of the Czech Republic to the EU where he was head of unit for agriculture and the environment between 2012 and 2016.