Edita Hrdá

Managing Director for the Americas, European External Action Service, EU


Edita Hrdá is the Managing Director for the Americas at the European External Action Service of the EU. Ms. Hrdá served as Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the United Nations from 2011 to 2016. Prior to that Ms. Hrdá held several high level positions in the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs since entering in 1992. Ms. Hrdá was Director-General of the Minister’s Section, Director-General of the Economic and Cultural Section, Director of the American Department, Director of Multilateral Economic Affairs, and Director of Central Europe Department. Ms. Hrdá completed her post-graduate studies in International Relations at the Diplomatic Academy in Madrid.