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25.10.2021 - Article

Ina Lepel

Born on 18.04.1962 in Cuxhaven, Germany

since 10/2021
Ambassador in Indonesia
since 11/2021
Ambassador to ASEAN and Timor Leste
9/2019 - 9/2021
Ambassador to Japan
5/2017 - 8/2019
Director-General for Asia and the Pacific, German Federal Foreign Office, Berlin
7/2015 - 5/2017
Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
6/2012 - 6/2015

Deputy Director-General for Global Issues (UN Security Council, Crisis Prevention, Humanitarian Assistance, Counter-Terrorism), Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

8/2009 - 5/2012
Head of UN Policy Division, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin
7/2006 - 7/2009
Deputy Head of Mission, German Embassy in Islamabad

2002 - 2006

Deputy Head of UN Affairs Section in the Foreign Affairs Department of the Federal Chancellor’s Office, Berlin

2000 - 2002

Officer in the Spokesman’s Office, German Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

1998 - 2000

Political Officer, Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN, New York

1995 - 1998

Deputy Head of Mission, German Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia

1992 - 1995

Desk Officer for Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Political Department, German Foreign Office, Bonn

1990 - 1992

2nd Secretary, Press and Cultural Affairs, German Embassy in Bangkok

1988 - 1990

German Foreign Service Academy

1981 - 1987

Studies of Economics in Kiel, Bonn and at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
Master’s Degrees in Economics from Indiana University and Bonn University






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