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Wolfgang ISCHINGER Chairman, Munich Security Conference, Munich


1966-1972 Law School, Universities of Bonn and Geneva, State Examination in Law 1972
1972-1973 Graduate studies in international law, international relations and economics, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA
1973-1975 Cabinet of UN Secretary-General, New York
1975-1979 German Foreign Ministry/Policy Planning, Bonn
1979-1982 German Embassy, Washington
1982-1990 Private Secretary to the Foreign Minister and later, Head of Parliament and Cabinet Division, Foreign Office, Bonn
1990-1993 Minister and Head of Political Department, German Embassy, Paris
1993-1995 Director Policy Planning Staff, Foreign Office, Bonn
1995-1998 Director-General, Political Director, Foreign Office, Bonn
1998-2001 State Secretary, Foreign Office, Deputy Foreign Minister, Berlin
2001-2006 German Ambassador to the United States of America
2006-2008 German Ambassador to the Court of St. James s
2007 EU Representative in the Troika negotiations on Kosovo
since 2008 Chairman, Munich Security Conference
2008-2014 Global Head of Government Relations, Allianz SE
2014 Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office for National Dialogue Roundtables in Ukraine
 Since 2015 Senior Professor, Security Policy and Diplomatic Practice, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin
2015 Chairman, OSCE-mandated Panel of Eminent Persons on European Security as a Common Project


International Crisis Group, SIPRI, Stockholm
American Academy, Berlin
Atlantic Council, Washington, D.C.
SWP, Berlin
European Advisory Board of Investcorp, London


Numerous publications on foreign and security policy with a focus on European and transatlantic issues.