Since 2014 H.E Janos Herman has been Ambassador of the European Union to Georgia. From 2009 to 2013 he served as EU Ambassador to Norway. From 2005 to 2009 he worked in Brussels at the European Commission's Directorate-General for External Relations, firstly as Chief Adviser for regional cooperation and then as Deputy Political Director. Mr. Herman was Hungary's Permanent Representative to NATO from 2001 to 2005. Before that he occupied a variety of roles within Hungary's government, notably as Government Spokesman and State Secretary for Foreign Affairs. He studied in Budapest and Moscow and graduated in 1975 from the State University of International Relations in Moscow.