In New York I was in the centre of action at that time
Ladislav Kubizňák was born in 1949 in Jaroměř, but he grew up in the Broumov region. In 1971 he graduated from the Secondary Technical School of Machinery in Hradec Králové and then in 1976 he graduated from the University of Economics in Prague. In 1976-1980 he was working in the city committee of the Socialist Youth Union in Prague and in the State District Office of Public Health in Prague 4. In 1980 he began working for the 26th department of the Ministry of Interior - the National Security Corps, counterintelligence section, and from 1984 he served in a legal function at the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In September 1985 he was sent to the permanent mission with the UN in New York as a diplomat to the 5th Committee of the UN General Assembly. From June 1988 he worked as a deputy to the intelligence service resident officer in New York and he remained in the USA until the end of February 1990. He was dismissed form the intelligence service in 1991, the official reason being due to organizational changes. Between 1999 and 2006 he was the head of the Czech Trade office in Riga.