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Director General Dr. Thomas Prinz

Director General Dr. Thomas Prinz

Director General Dr. Thomas Prinz, © DI

31.07.2018 - Article

Dr. Thomas Prinz was born 1959 in Wetzlar, Germany, is married and has five children.


Academic background:

University of Heidelberg, South Asia Institute, PhD

University of Giessen, Political Science, History, Literature, State Exam


since July 30, 2018
Director General of the German Institute Taipei
2015-1018
Ambassador to Bangladesh, German Embassy Dhaka

2012-2015

Director Foreign Trade Promotion, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

2011-2012

Senior Political Advisor, Directorate General for Strategy and Missions, Ministry of Defense, Berlin

2010-2011  

German Embassy Canberra, Deputy Head of Mission

2010

German Consulate General Shanghai, Head of the Economic

Department

2008-2010

German Embassy Tokyo, Political Counselor

2007-2008

International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), Kabul, Political Advisor to COMISAF

2005-2007

Dep. Director, Public Diplomacy of the German EU-Presidency -

Division, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

2000-2005  

EU-Division, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin, Counselor

1997-2000

German Embassy Jakarta, 1st Secretary, Cultural Affairs

1993-1997  

German Embassy, Bucarest, 1st Secretary, Political Department

1992-1993

Federal Foreign Office, Bonn,  2nd Secretary, Cultural Department

1990-1992
Federal Foreign Office, Bonn,  Attaché
1998-2005
Participation in EU Election Observation missions


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