Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Hinrich Thölken


born 21.03.1961 in Mannheim/Germany
German national
married to Irmgard Maria Fellner, 5 children

1980 – 1987

Study Course of Medicine at Heidelberg University Medical School and London, 

Royal Postgraduate Medical School

Licence to practice Medicine and Medical Doctorate

1987 – 1989

Clinical Research Officer, Heidelberg University Medical School

1989 – 1991

Foreign Service School, Bonn/Germany

1991 – 1992

Desk Officer, Multilateral Development Cooperation, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

1992 – 1996

Second Secretary,  Press and Culture, German Embassy, Windhoek/Namibia

1992                 

Second Secretary, German Embassy, Kinshasa/DRC

1996 – 1999

Desk Officer, South-East-Asia Division, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

1999 – 2002

Counsellor, Press and Public Affairs, German Embassy Washington D.C./USA

2002 – 2004

Head of Communication and Media Relations, Helmholtz-Association of German Research Centers, Berlin

2004 – 2007

Deputy Head of Division, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

2007 – 2010

First Counsellor, Economic Affairs, German Embassy, Paris/France

2010 – 2015

Head of Division, Climate and Environmental Diplomacy, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

since August 

2015

Ambassador, German Permanent Representation to the International Organisations, Rome/Italy

Ambassador Dr. Hinrich Thölken