Branko Vukelić, Defence Minister (12 January 2008 – 29 December 2010)


Personal data

Born on March 9, 1958 in Karlovac
Married with Đurđica Vukelić
One son

Education

1981 – graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Zagreb

Professional career

1991-1997 – Manager of INA – Branch office Karlovac
1982-1990 – Project engineer in an engineering office, chief of preparation and installation in the company EAB Karlovac

Political career

January 2008 – 2010 Minister of Defence
December 2003 – appointed Minister of Economy, Labour and Entrepreneurship
June 2002 – Croatian Democratic Union (CDU), General Secretary
March 2002 – Karlovac County CDU Committee, President
since 2001- Karlovac City Council member
1997-2001 – Mayor of the City of Karlovac
1993-1997 – Karlovac City Council member
since 1993 – Karlovac City CDU Committee, President

Foreign languages

English

Hobbies

Football, horticulture, music