Igor Crnadak graduated from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Banja Luka. Crnadak is Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina since 2015 for the Bosnian Serb PDP party. In his early career, Crnadak worked as journalist, anchor, producer and radio editor and wrote for numerous printed media. Between 1996 and 1998 he was a correspondent for the Voice of America based in Banja Luka. Between 2000 and 2004 he was Head of the PDP in the City Assembly of Banjaluka. He was a member of the European Integration Committee of the National Assembly of Republika Srpska in 2006. Since 2011 he has been Secretary General of the Party of Democratic Progress. Between 2007 and 2009 he was Deputy Minister of Defence and was responsible for the BiH NATO Coordination Team.