H.E. Šefik  Džaferović

H.E. Šefik Džaferović

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Šefik Džaferović (born 9 September 1957) is a Bosnian politician who is the 7th and current Bosniak member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina. He is also its current chairman, since 2022. From 2002 to 2018, he was a member of the national House of Representatives. A high-ranking Party of Democratic Action member, Džaferović is the party's current vice president and was also its general secretary. He graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Sarajevo in 1979. Before entering politics, he worked in judicial institutions. In 1996, Džaferović was appointed a member of the Federal House of Peoples. In 2000, he became a member of the national House of Peoples. At the 2002 general election, Džaferović was elected to the national House of Representatives and served as its member until 2018. Since 2018, he has been serving in the Bosnian Presidency as its Bosniak member, getting elected at the 2018 general election by a narrow margin.