Ambasador Peter Sorensen EUSR

Peter Ingemann Moesgaard Sorensen was appointed by Council of the EU decision of 18 July 2011 as Special Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina and by HR Ashton as Head of Delegation and Ambassador of the EU Delegation in BiH.

Prior to this appointment, Ambassador Sorensen was Head of EU Delegation to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. He also served as Personal Representative of the EU High Representative to Serbia.

In his working career, Ambassador Sorensen served throughout the region. He worked as Deputy Head of UNMIK EU Pillar IV & Director of the European Office in Pristina; Senior Adviser to the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General & Head of UNMIK EU Pillar IV; Political Adviser to the United Nations Special Envoy for the Balkans; Head of Political Affairs in OSCE Mission to Croatia; Legal Adviser in Office of the High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina and he was part of European Community Monitoring Mission in Sarajevo.

Peter Sorensen was born in 1967. He is Danish. He graduated from Aarhus University in Denmark and holds a master degree in law. He is fluent in English, German and French and has good knowledge of languages spoken in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Ambassador Sorensen is married with two children.