Curriculum Vitae

Holger Ziegeler

Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Born on June 20th 1961 in Regensburg, Germany.

He is married and has three children.

Professional Experience

since 1992
German Foreign Service
since 2016
Consul General, German Consulate General Jeddah
2014-2016
Head, External Economic Promotion and Economic Consultancy Task Force, Foreign Office, Berlin
2013-2014
Special Representative for International Economic Partnerships and Alliances and B20 Sherpa, Federation of German Industries, Berlin
2012-2013
Director, German Information Center USA, German Embassy, Washington DC
2012
seconded to High-Level Seminar on Security Policy, Federal Academy for Security Studies, Berlin
2011
Coordinator, Afghanistan Bonn Conference 2011, Task Force Afghanistan/Pakistan, Foreign Office, Berlin
2009–2011
Deputy Head, Development Policy Division, Foreign Office, Berlin
2007–2009
seconded to World Bank/IMF Division, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Berlin
2003–2007
Counselor, Political and Economic Affairs, German Embassy Addis Ababa
1999–2003
Deputy Consul General, German Consulate General Miami FL
1996–1999
Deputy Head, Information Technology Policy Division, Foreign Office, Bonn
1994–1996
1st Secretary, Cultural Affairs and Public Diplomacy, German Embassy Asunción
1993–1994
Desk Officer, Public Relations Division, Foreign Office, Bonn
1992–1993
Attaché, Diplomatic Academy, Foreign Office, Bonn
1987–1992
Siemens Austria
1991–1992
Subsystem Manager, Programs and Systems Engineering, Vienna
1990–1991
Project Manager, Programs and Systems Engineering, Vienna
1987–1990
Systems Engineer, Artificial Intelligence Projects Group, Vienna

Education

1980–1987
Physics and General Linguistics, University of Regensburg
1987   Diplom-Physiker

1983–1984
Physics, University of Vienna
1982–1983
Physics, Ohio State University, Columbus OH
1983   Master of Science

1980–1983
Physics and Mathematics, University of Regensburg
1971–1980
Goethe-Gymnasium, Regensburg
1980   Abitur

Curriculum Vitae