Dr. Hans-Dieter Lucas
Permanent Representative – Germany
Born on 11 October 1959.
Married, one son.
1978-1984 Studies in History, Political Science, Law and Catholic Theology in Bonn and Paris
1985-1987 Trainee at the German Federal Foreign Office
1987-1989 Political Directorate-General at the Federal Foreign Office
1989-1991 German Embassy, Moscow
1991-1995 Political Directorate-General: Baltic States
1995-1998 Head of the Personal Office of Foreign Minister Genscher
1998-1999 Chief speechwriter of Foreign Minister Kinkel
1999-2003 Head of Political Department, Head of Press and Public Affairs, German Embassy, Washington D.C.
2003-2006 Head of Division at the Federal Chancellery for Bilateral Relations with the States of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe as well as Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus
2006-2010 Special Envoy at the Federal Foreign Office for Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia (Ambassador)
2010-2011 Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Political and Security Committee of the European Union, Brussels (Ambassador)
2011-2015 Political Director of the Federal Foreign Office since July 2015 Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany