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Mag. Brigitte ÖPPINGER-WALCHSHOFER Austrian Ambassador to India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, the Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka, New Delhi

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1974-1980 Student, Vienna University of Economy and Business, Vienna 1981-1981 Student, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 1982-1983 Diplomatic Academy Vienna since 1983 Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Austria, Vienna 1983-1992 Diplomatic postings, Ankara, Paris, Pretoria 1992-1994 Department for the Middle East and Africa, Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Austria, Vienna 1994-1997 Director, Unit for Africa South of the Sahara, Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Austria, Vienna 1997-2001 Deputy Head of Mission, Austrian Embassy London 2001-2006 Ambassador, Embassy of Austria in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa 2005-2006 Permanent Representative to the African Union, Addis Ababa 2006-2007 Head of the Department for Internal Audit, Federal Ministry of European and International Affairs, Vienna since 2007 Managing Director, Austrian Development Agency, Vienna 2012-2017 Ambassador, Embassy of Austria in South Africa, Pretoria since 2017 Ambassador, Embassy of Austria in India, New Delhi

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