The Ambassador - Curriculum Vitae

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Dieter Walter HALLER
born 26th January 1954 in Trossingen/Baden-Württemberg

EDUCATION
1973
High School Examination
1973 - 1974 

Military Service
1975 - 1980                      
                    
Studies of Political Sciences / International Law / English Language and Literature at Tübingen and Cambridge (UK)
CAREER
1981 - 1983
Federal Foreign Office Bonn - Diplomatic Academy
1983 - 1984

Federal Foreign Office Bonn - Desk Officer Latin America Division
1984 - 1988

German Embassy Santiago de Chile - Head of Legal Department / Consul
1989 - 1991
Federal Foreign Office Bonn, Counsellor; NATO Security Policy Divison
1991 - 1995
German Embassy Nairobi - Political Counsellor
1995 - 2000
Federal Foreign Office Bonn, Policy Planning Staff
2000 - 2003
German Embassy Santiago de Chile - Chargé d'Affaires / Deputy Head of Mission
2003 - 2005
Office of the Federal Chancellor Berlin - Director for Asia, Africa, Near and Middle East, Latin America
2005 - 2007
Federal Foreign Office Berlin - Deputy Chief of Staff
2007 - 2011
Ambassador - German Embassy Pretoria, South Africa
2011 - January 2014
Ambassador - German Embassy Riyadh/Saudi Arabia
February 2014 - July 2016
Director General for Economic Affairs and Sustainable Development
since
24 July 2016
Ambassador - German Embassy Riyadh/Saudi Arabia

LANGUAGES:         English, French, Spanish