The Office for Foreign Relations and Information is an intelligence service of the Czech Republic. Its principal goal, effort and mission is to provide foreign intelligence vital for the security and protection of foreign policy interests and economic policy interests of the Czech Republic.
Intelligence Community of the Czech Republic

Director General

Ivo Schwarz

  • Personal data:
    born 1964, married with two children

  • Education:
    University of Engineering and Electrotechnics Pilsen, specialization in Economics and Production Control (1982 - 1986)
    Police Academy Prague, specialization in Security Services (1993 - 1997)

  • Work Experience:
    2007 Director of UZSI
    2005 - 2007 Deputy Director of UZSI and Security Director
    2003 - 2005 Deputy Director of UZSI
    1999 - 2003 Director of Foreign Relations Department in UZSI
    1993 - 1999 Director of Aliens' Registration Office Department and Border Police Pilsen
    1991 - 1993 Deputy Director of Aliens' Registration Office Bureau and Passport Service Pilsen
    1987 - 1991 Company Accountant, Kovohute Rokycany

  • Hobbies:
    sports, travelling, literature

  • Languages:
    English, German, Russian



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