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20 August 2020 Official Portrait of the new Permanent Representative for Germany, H.E. Michaela Spaeth OECD Headquarters, Paris, France Photo: OECD/Andrew Wheeler, © OECD

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Curriculum vitae

Ambassador Michaela Spaeth

Born in 1961

Degree in Economic and Social History, Political Sciences and Early and Modern and Mondern History at the University of Freiburg and the Institut d'études politiques in Paris


Since 2020           
Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the Federal Republic of Germany to the OECD, Paris
2018 – 2020
Director for Energy and Climate Policy, Economic Affairs and Human Rights, International Labour Rights and Issues, Federal Foreign Office Berlin
2015 – 2018
Deputy Head of Mission at the German Embassy Vienna
2012 – 2015 
Head of the Energy Policy and International Commodity
Policy Division, Federal Foreign Office Berlin
2010 – 2012 
Head of the Cultural Affairs Section, German Embassy Warsaw
2008 – 2010 
Worked on the foundation of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Federal Foreign Office Berlin
2007 – 2008
Head of the Press Section, German Embassy London
2006 – 2007
Master in Public Administration, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA
2002 – 2006
Deputy Head of the East Asia Division, Federal Foreign Office Berlin
2001 – 2002
Head of the office of Tom Koenigs, Deputy Special Representative for Civil Administration of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK)
1997 – 2000 
Head of the Trade Promotion Unit, German Embassy Beijing
1995 – 1997
Secondment at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, London
1992 – 1995 
Desk officer, Cultural Directorate-General, Federal Foreign Office Bonn
1989 – 1992 
Desk officer, German Embassy Dhaka
1987 – 1989
Training, Federal Foreign Office Bonn

1987

Joined the foreign service

                

                      

                      

                                       

Portrait Photo

Portrait officiel de la Représentante Permanente de l'Allemagne auprès de l'OCDE, H.E. Michaela Spaeth
20 August 2020 Portrait officiel de la Représentante Permanente de l'Allemagne auprès de l'OCDE, H.E. Michaela Spaeth OECD Headquarters, Paris, France Photo: OECD/Andrew Wheeler © OECD
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