HE Georg Boomgaarden

The German Ambassador to the UK

Born on 24 June 1948 in Emden; married, three children

  • 1966 : Higher education entrance qualification
  • 1973 : Obtained degree in geophysics (University of Kiel)
  • 1974 : Entered the higher Foreign Service
  • 1976 – 1980 : German Embassy in Moscow, Desk Officer, Cultural Section
  • 1980 – 1983 : German Embassy in Buenos Aires, Press Officer
  • 1983 – 1986 : Federal Foreign Office, Desk Officer, Central America Division
  • 1986 – 1989 : Federal Foreign Office, Head of the Information Processing Division
  • 1989 – 1992 : Ambassador to Nicaragua
  • 1992 – 1995 : German Embassy in Moscow, Head of the Economic Service
  • 1995 – 1999 : Federal Foreign Office, Head of the Division responsible for Southern Latin America
  • 1999 – 2003 : Federal Foreign Office, Director for Latin American Affairs
  • 2003 – 2005 : Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Kingdom of Spain
  • 2005 – 2008 : State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office Since 3 July, 2008 Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Court of St. James’s

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