Born on 2 October 1972 in Novi Sad.

He graduated from grammar school in Sremski Karlovci and the Faculty of Law in Kragujevac. In 2017, as a student of the 6th class, he successfully completed the Security and Defence College, which is the highest level of training in our military education system.

He was a columnist for the newspapers "Politika", "Svet", "Nacional", "Centar", a political commentator on the radio "Indeks", and he was also the editor-in-chief of the Serbian weekly "Pečat". He is the author of four books, three of which have been translated into Russian and one into Spanish.

He was elected twice as a Member of Parliament in the Serbian parliament, as a councillor in the Assembly of the City of Belgrade and as a councillor in the Municipality of Rakovica.

He was elected Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija in August 2012. He held that position until September 2013, when he was appointed Minister without portfolio in charge of Kosovo and Metohija. He remained in that position until April 2014.

In April 2014, he was appointed Minister of Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs.

In June 2015, he was appointed Chairman of the Working Group for solving the problem of mixed migration flows, formed by the Serbian government.

In August 2016, he received a new mandate at the head of the Ministry of Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs.

He served as Minister of Defence from June 2017 until October 2020, when he was elected Minister of the Interior and held that position until the end of October 2022.

He was appointed Director of the Security and Intelligence Agency (BIA) at the beginning of December 2022. He resigned from the post of BIA Director on 3 November 2023. By the decision of the President of Republika Srpska, on 9 January 2024, he was appointed as a member of the Senate of Republika Srpska.

He received several important awards and decorations. He was decorated with the Order of the Republika Srpska flag with a golden wreath on 9 January 2020, on the occasion of the Republic Day.

He was awarded "St. Vitus Charter" for exceptional contribution and affirmation of the University of Priština (with temporary headquarters in Kosovska Mitrovica), the Golden Plaque of the Ministry of Defence for exceptional engagement and contribution.

Serbian Patriarch Irinej awarded the Serbian government’s Office for Kosovo and Metohija and Aleksandar Vulin, who was its Director, with the Order of Saint Sava of the 1st grade.

The National Security Academy presented him with the highest recognition award - the Coat of Arms of the Academy, and the Security and Intelligence Agency (BIA) awarded him the Medal for Merit of the 1st degree - Golden BIA.

President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin awarded Aleksandar Vulin with a high-level decoration - the Order of Friendship.

He is the recipient of numerous awards and charters granted by cities and municipalities throughout Serbia and Republika Srpska to individuals for special merits.

He is married to Nataša and is the father of two sons, Sergej and Oleg.

Aleksandar Vulin