In 1980 he was appointed Second Secretary at the Yugoslav Embassy in China and in 1984 was appointed Head of Representation of SMELT International for the Far East, based in Beijing.
In 1996 he was appointed Vice-President of SMELT, based in Ljubljana, and in 1997 he served as Slovenian ambassador to Singapore.
From 2000 to 2004 he held the position of ambassador to China, after which he became Deputy Secretary General at the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
In 2007 he was appointed Minister plenipotentiary and deputy chief of mission in Japan, and from 2010 to 2011 he was Director General of the Directorate for Economic Diplomacy at the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Prior to Serbia, Mr. Vladimir Gasparič was Slovenian ambassador to Montenegro.
He speaks fluent English, German and Serbo-Croatian, as well as basic Chinese. He is a married father of one son.