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German British Forum

Speaker

Dr Peter Ammon, Germany’s Ambassador to the UK

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  • Speaker Details: Germany's Ambassador to the United Kingdom

Biography

Dr. Peter Ammon is Germany’s ambassador to the Court of St. James, London. After completing his Ph.D. in Economics from Free University, Berlin Dr Ammon attended the German Government’s Diplomatic School in Bonn. His career thereafter is summarised below:

  • 1978 – 1980: German Government’s Diplomatic School, Bonn
  • 1980 – 1982:German Embassy London
  • 1982 – 1985:German Embassy Dakar
  • 1985 – 1989:Economic Department, Federal Foreign Office, Bonn
  • 1989 – 1991:German Embassy New Delhi
  • 1991 – 1996:Policy Planning Staff, Federal Foreign Office
  • 1996 – 1999:Head of Policy Planning Staff of the German Federal President
  • 1999 – 2001:Minister (Economics), German Embassy Washington
  • 2001 – 2007:Director-General for Economic Affairs, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin
  • 2007 – 2008:German Ambassador to France
  • 2008 – 2011:State Secretary, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin
  • 2011 – 2014:German Ambassador to the United States of America
  • since-May 2014: German Ambassador to the Court of St. James’s