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Curriculum vitae of Ambassador Ralph Timmermann


Born on September 30, 1959, in Bonn/Germany
married
 

1978–1983

Studies of Economics at the Universtities of Kiel and Hamburg, Germany and International Relations at the London School of Economics; Master Degree in Economics (Dipl.-Volkswirt)

1983–1985
Research Assistant at the Institute of Foreign Trade at the University of Hamburg
1985–1987
Junior Professional Officer, United Nations Development Programme, Havana, Cuba
1988–1989
Diplomatic Training Programme at the German Federal Foreign Office
1990–1993
Head of Cultural Section, German Consulate General, Istanbul, Turkey
1993–1995
Desk Officer, East and Central Africa Division, Federal Foreign Office
1995–1998
Press and Political Officer, German Consulate General, Sao Paolo, Brazil
1998–2002
Deputy Head of Misison, German Embassy Luanda, Angola
2003-2007
Deputy Head of Division, Economic and Development Issues of the United Nations, Federal Foreign Office
2007-2010
Deputy Head of Mission, German Embassy Yangon, Myanmar
2010-2013
Deputy Head of Mission, German Embassy Manila, Philippines
2013-2016
German Ambassador to Liberia
2016-2019
Head of Division, East Africa and Horn of Africa, Federal Foreign Office
2019-2021
German Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea
since July 2021
 Ambassador to Malawi

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