Hans Peter Schiff

University degree in political science (Political Systems in Western Africa), management of an adult education project in Somalia,

German Foreign Service from 1976 to 2008,

Director of a diplomatic training project (co-financed by Robert Bosch Foundation) from 2008 to 2012

Senior posts in the German diplomatic service

  • Head of Division for International Economic Policy at the Federal Foreign Office (1997-2000), Head of the ministry’s directorate-general for central services and human resources (2003-2006)
  • Deputy (Chargé d’Affaires) at the embassy in Jordan (1986-1989), Deputy Director of the Economic Department at the embassy in Washington (1993-1997), ambassador in Algiers (2000-2003), ambassador in Hungary (2006-2008)

Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish

Main focus of consultancy

  • Europe (Hungary), Middle East
  • Administration: organization and personnel management
  • Economic analysis and international economic affairs
  • Speeches and lectures

Positions and roles

Member of the German Council on Foreign Relations

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