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Consul General Holger Ziegeler

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Holger Ziegeler
born on 20.06.1961 in Regensburg, Germany
married, 3 children


Professional Experience

since 2020
Consul General, German Consulate General Karachi

2016 – 2020
Consul General, German Consulate General Jeddah and Special Envoy to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

2014 – 2016
Head, External Economic Promotion and Economic Consultancy Task Force, Foreign Office, Berlin

2013 – 2014
Special Representative for International Economic Partnerships and Alliances and B20 Sherpa, Federation of German Industries, Berlin

2012 – 2013
Director, German Information Center USA, German Embassy, Washington DC

2012
seconded to High-Level Seminar on Security Policy, Federal Academy for Security Studies, Berlin

2011
Coordinator, Afghanistan Bonn Conference 2011, Task Force Afghanistan/Pakistan, Foreign Office, Berlin

2009 – 2011
Deputy Head, Development Policy Division, Foreign Office, Berlin

2007 – 2009
seconded to World Bank/IMF Division, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Berlin

2003 – 2007
Counsellor, Political and Economic Affairs, German Embassy Addis Abeba

1999 – 2003
Deputy Consul General, German Consulate General Miami FL

1996 – 1999
Deputy Head, Information Technology Policy Division, Foreign Office, Bonn

1994 -1996
1st Secretary, Cultural Affairs and Public Diplomacy, German Embassy Asunción

1993 – 1994
Desk Officer, Public Relations Division, Foreign Office, Bonn

1992 – 1993
Attaché, Diplomatic Academy, Foreign Office, Bonn

1987 – 1992
Siemens Austria

1991 – 1992
Subsystem Manager, Programs and Systems Engineering, Vienna

1990 – 1991
Project Manager, Programs and Systems Engineering, Vienna

1987- 1990
Systems Engineer, Artificial Intelligence Projects Group, Vienna

Education

1980 – 1987
Physics and General Linguistics, University of Regensburg

1987
Diplom-Physiker

1983 – 1984
Physics, University of Vienna

1982 – 1983
Physics, Ohio State University, Columbus OH

1983
Master of Science

1980 – 1983
Physics and Mathematics, University of Regensburg

1971 – 1980
Goethe-Gymnasium, Regensburg

1980
Abitur


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