Peter Gajdoš, Minister of Defence of the Slovak Republic


Personal data:
Date of Birth 09 April 1959, Nitra
   
Education:
2002 Royal College of Defence Studies, London
2001 School of International Education, Ripon & York, the UK
1999 the Officers Course at the NATO School in Oberammergau, Germany
1998 the International Staff Officers Orientation Course, the Netherlands
1994 the Canadian Forces Language Course, Toronto, Canada
1990 M. V. Frunze Military Academy, Moscow
1982 Gen L. Svoboda Land Forces Military Academy, Vyškov
1978 Secondary Military School, Banská Bystrica
   
Professional Career:
2016 Minister of Defence of the Slovak Republic
2013 - 2016 1st Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava
2010 - 2013 Military Representative of the Slovak Republic to NATO Military Committee, Brussels, Belgium
2005 - 2010 Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava
2003 - 2005 Chief of Staff for Operations and Training at the SVK General Staff, Bratislava
2000 - 2002 Head of the Office of Chief of the SVK General Staff, Bratislava
1999 - 2000 Senior Officer - Inspector of the SVK Verification Centre at the SVK MOD, Bratislava
1998 - 1999 Director of Protocol at the SVK MOD, Bratislava
1995 - 1998 Personal Secretary of Minister of Defence, Bratislava
1992 - 1995 Regimental Commander, 10th Tank Regiment, Martin
1990 - 1992 Regimental Deputy Commander, 8th Mechanized Regiment, Bratislava
1984 - 1987 Battalion Commander, 8th Mechanized Regiment, Bratislava
1983 - 1984 Battalion Deputy Commander, 8th Mechanized Regiment, Bratislava
1982 - 1983 Platoon Commander, 8th Mechanized Regiment, Bratislava
   
Language skills:
  English, Russian
   
Interests:  
  Swimming, skiing, tennis, recreational running
   
Peter Gajdoš is married and has two children.
   
Contact:
  E-mail: minister@mod.gov.sk


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