German British Forum

Speaker

Dr Peter Ammon, Germany’s Ambassador to the UK

  • Speaker Role: Welcome and Opening Address
  • Speaker Details: Dr Ammon is the German Ambassador to the UK

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