Curriculum vitae of the Ambassador Goetz Lingenthal

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born May 16, 1953, in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg; married, six children

1974
Abitur (Baccalaureat) in Bad Honnef
1974 - 1979
Studies of Law in Freiburg, Berlin, Heidelberg und Bonn
1979
1st Law State Exam in Bonn
1980 - 1983
Legal Training in Hamburg, San Fransisco and Brussels (stagiaire EC)
1983
2nd Law State Exam in Hamburg
1983 - 1985
Federal Ministry of Research and Technology
1985 - 1986
Training at the Federal Foreign Office
1986 - 1987
Federal Foreign Office, East European Division
1987 - 1989
German Embassy Bangkok, Head of Legal and Consular Section
1989 - 1992
German Embassy Budapest, 1st Secretary for Cultural Affairs
1992 - 1994
Federal foreign Office, Disarmament and Arms Control Dept., Desk Officer Chemical Weapons Convention
1994 - 1997
German Delegation to NATO, Brussels, Counsellor, Head of Press and Information Section
1997 - 2001
Federal foreign Office, Disarmament and Arms Control Dept., Deputy Head of Division for Nuclear Disarmament and Non-profileration
2001 - 2005
German Embassy Lisbon, Deputy Head of Mission, Political and European Affairs
2005 - 2009
Federal Foreign Office, dept. for Economic Affairs and Sustainable Development, Head of Division for Export Controls
2009 - 2010
Language Training
2010 - 2012
Ramallah, Head of Representative Office of the Federal republic of Germany
2012 - 7/2016
German Embassy Algiers, Ambassador to Algeria
Since August 2016
German Embassy Abu Dhabi, Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates