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Jörg Ranau,

born 2 July 1955 in Hannover/Germany, married, 2 children


1974  

High School Examination, Hannover

1974   -  1976

Military Service

September 1975 – June 1976: Allied Forces Central Europe, NATO HQ

1976   -  1981

Studies of Economic Sciences in Braunschweig and Hannover

1978   -  1980

Research Assistant at the Chair in Business Administration and Organisation in Hannover

1981  

Master in Economics, University of Hannover

June – September 1981: Intern Régie Renault, Paris

1982   -  1984

Diplomatic Academy of the Federal Foreign Office Bonn

April – December 1983: Division for Middle East & North Africa

1984   -  1985

Federal Foreign Office Bonn: Desk Officer for Council of Europe & European Political Cooperation

1985   -  1988

German Consulate General Jeddah, Deputy Head of Mission

1988   -  1991

German Embassy Madrid, Desk Officer for Economics & Spanish Foreign Policy

1991   -  1994

Federal Foreign Office: Human Ressources Division

1994   -  1997

Federal Foreign Office: Deputy Head of Division for Economic Relations to Central & Eastern Europe

1997   -  1999

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development London:

Alternate Executive Director for Germany

2000   -  2002

German Embassy London: Head of Economic Department

2002   -  2006

Federal Foreign Office: Head of Division for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Energy Policy

2006   -  2008

German Representative Office to the Palestinian Territories, Ramallah:
Head of Mission

2008   -  2011

German Ambassador to Singapore

2011   -  2014

Federal Foreign Office: Commissioner for Export Control and Technology, Head of the German Negotiation Team for the Arms Trade Treaty

February – March 2014: Chargé d’Affaires of the German Embassy London

2014   -  2018

German Ambassador to Peru

since October 2018

German Ambassador to Saudi Arabia



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