Head of EU Delegation and EU Special Representative

Head of of the EU Delegation to BiH and the EU Special Representative in BiH, Ambassador Lars-Gunar Wigemark

Ambassador Lars-Gunnar Wigemark

Ambassador Lars-Gunnar Wigemark is the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Bosnia and Herzegovina and is European Union Special Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina as of 1 March 2015.

He graduated from Harvard University in 1984 with an A.B. magna cum laude in Social Sciences and holds a Master’s Degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in International Law and Economics.

In 1988 he joined the Swedish Foreign Service and has been posted to Belgrade, Washington, Brussels, Kabul and Moscow, where he served as Deputy Head and Minister at the Swedish Embassy (2003-2007). In 2008 Ambassador Wigemark was appointed Head of the Security Policy Unit in the European Commission. In September 2010, the then High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President Catherine Ashton appointed Mr Wigemark as one of the first EU Ambassadors under the Lisbon Treaty. He took up his duties in Pakistan in February 2011.

Ambassador Lars-Gunnar Wigemark was born in 1960 in Göteborg, Sweden. He is married and has one son. Apart from native Swedish and fluency in English, Ambassador Wigemark is proficient in German, French and Russian.