Curriculum Vitae Consul General Günter Rauer

Consul General Guenter Rauer

born 1957 in Bamberg, married, six children

1978 - 1985
Studies of Law (specialized in International Law, European Law, Conflict of Laws); second State examination of Law (qualification to exercise judicial function)
1986 - 1987
Training at the Diplomatic Academy, German Foreign Office, Bonn
1987 - 1989
Desk Officer, Division of Conflict of Laws, Civil Law and Commercial Law
1989 - 1992
Head of the Legal and Consular Affairs Department, German Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka
1992 - 1995
Counsellor, Political Affairs Department, Permanent Representation of Germany to the EU, Brussels
1995 - 1998
Desk Officer, Division of Export Control, German Foreign Office, Bonn
1998 - 2002
Deputy Head of Mission, German Embassy Quito, Ecuador
2002 - 2006
Head of Unit for International Protection of Cultural Property and Repatriation of Cultural Property, German Foreign Office, Berlin
2006 - 2007
Chairman of the Cultural Affairs Committee of the Council of the EU, Head of the Cultural Department, Permanent Representation of Germany to the EU, Brussels
2007 - 2010
Deputy Head of Mission, German Embassy to the Kingdom of Belgium, Brussels
2010 - 2013
Head of Division for South Asia, German Foreign Office, Berlin
2013 - 2016
Deputy Head of Mission, German Embassy Bogotá, Colombia
2016 -           
Consul General, German Consulate General in Dubai, United Arab Emirates