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Reinhard Silberberg

Botschafter Reinhard Silberberg
Botschafter Reinhard Silberberg© StäV

Born in 1953, married, four children

1972-1977 Read social sciences, philosophy, Romance languages and literature

1978 Entered the Foreign Service

1980-1984 Desk officer for cultural and media affairs, German Embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh

1984-1987 Federal Foreign Office, Bonn, Political Directorate-General

1987-1990 German Embassy in Guatemala, Deputy Head of Mission

1990-1992 Desk officer for political affairs, Permanent Representation of the Federal Republic of Germany to the European Communities

1992-1995 Deputy Head of the Basic European Policy Issues Division, Federal Foreign Office, Bonn

1995-1996 Deputy Head of the Federal Foreign Office Task Force for the EU Intergovernmental Conference (Treaty of Amsterdam)

1996-1997 Head of the Federal Foreign Office Task Force for the EU Intergovernmental Conference (Treaty of Amsterdam)

1997-1998 Head of the Federal Foreign Office Task Force for European Union Enlargement

1998-2005 Federal Chancellery, Director-General for European Affairs

2006-2009 State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office

2009-2014 Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Kingdom of Spain

since Sept. 2014 Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany to the European Union, Brussels

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