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Consul General Holger Ziegeler

22.11.2017 - Article

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 3 children.

Professional Experience
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   Counsellor, Political and Economic Affairs, German Embassy Addis Abeba
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