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Martin Hlaváček, born on January 14, 1980, in Polička, economist and diplomat by education. After studying at the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague, the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Universidad de Seville, he joined the diplomatic service and worked in Athens and within the Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU. As Deputy Minister of Agriculture, he participated in the negotiation of the Common Agricultural Policy of the EU and the protection of traditional Czech products. He has worked at Phillip Morris since 2013 and was elected to the European Parliament in 2019. He is married with two children and speaks English, Spanish and French.