Marija Pejčinović Burić

Secretary General of the Council of Europe

Marija Pejčinović Burić is a Croatian politician who recently assumed the position of Secretary General of the Council of Europe. Previously, she served as the State Secretary at the Ministry of European Integration and held various roles over the years, focusing on EU cooperation programs. From 2008 to 2011, she was a member of the Croatian Parliament. Subsequently, she worked as a private consultant specializing in EU affairs. More recently, Burić held the positions of Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia and Deputy Prime Minister of Croatia, making her the third woman to hold the post of foreign minister.