Curriculum Vitae Ambassador Antje Leendertse

Ambassador Antje Leendertse, Permanent Representative to the Office of the United Nations in Geneva Enlarge image (© Thomas Köhler | photothek)

as of February 2017
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Office of the United Nations and to the other International Organizations in Geneva

2015 – 2017
Ambassador, Head of the Task Force for the 2016 OSCE Chairmanship

2014 - 2015
Ambassador, Federal Government Commissioner for Disarmament and Arms Control, Federal Foreign Office

2012 – 2014
Ambassador, Special Envoy for Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia, Federal Foreign Office

2009 – 2012
Head of Division for the Western Balkans, Federal Foreign Office

2007 – 2009
Deputy Head of Mission, German Embassy in Helsinki

2005 – 2006
German Embassy in London

2002 – 2005
Deputy Spokesperson, Federal Foreign Office

1999 – 2005
Press Division, Federal Foreign Office

1997 – 1999
United Nations Policy Division, Federal Foreign Office

1993 – 1997
German Embassy in Moscow

1992 – 1993
Political Directorate-General, Federal Foreign Office

Entered the Foreign Service

Obtained a Master’s degree in medieval and modern history, Romance languages, economics and philosophy from the University of Cologne.

Antje Leendertse, born in Moers, Germany, on 7 March 1963 married, one daughter.

Curriculum Vitae Ambassador Antje Leendertse