Permanent Representative of Germany

Ambassador Ulrich Brandenburg

2007 -

12 October 1950 Born in Münster (Westfalen)
married to Barbara Brandenburg,née Tobias, 2 children
1972 – 1977 University studies (Slavic and Romance languages), Münster and Paris III
1978 – 1980 Professional training as grammar school teacher, Münster
1980 – 1982 Attaché, Foreign Office, Bonn
1981 – 1982 Language training (Arabic), London and Amman
1982 – 1984 2nd /1st Secretary (Press/Culture) German Embassy, Baghdad
1984 – 1986 Deputy Chief of Mission, German Consulate General, Leningrad
1986 – 1988 1st Secretary (Press/Political), German Embassy, Moscow
1988 – 1991 Counsellor (Berlin & Germany as a whole), Foreign Office, Bonn
1991 – 1992 Fellow, Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge (MA)
1992 – 1995 Deputy Head of OSCE Division, Foreign Office, Bonn
1995 – 1999 Head, Partnership & Cooperation Section, Political Affairs Division, NATO-IS, Brussels
1999 Director, Head of OSCE & Council of Europe Division, Foreign Office, Bonn/ Berlin
1999 – 2001 Head of Defence & Security Policy (NATO) Division
2001 – 2003 Ambassador, Commissioner for Russia, the Caucasus and Central
Asia, Foreign Office, Berlin
2003 - 2007 Deputy Political Director, Foreign Office, Berlin
since 2007 Permanent Representative to the North Atlantic Council