Ambassador Joachim Christoph Schmillen

born on December 6, 1962, in Prüm, married

Curriculum Vitae

1973 - 1982

University Entrance Examination

1982 - 1983

Military Service

1983 - 1988

Officer’s formation, German Federal Armed Forces

1984 - 1988

Studies of Pedagogy and Psychology at University of the German Federal Armed Forces in Munich (diploma)

1988 - 1990

Scientific staff member of the parliamentary party of Die Grünen (“The Green Party”)

1991 - 1994

Scientific coordinator for the foreign and security policy of the parliamentary group of the Bundestag of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (Alliance 90/The Green Party)

1994 - 1998

Member of the Board of the parliamentary group of the Bundestag of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen

1998 - 2000

German Foreign Office, Head of the Office of the Foreign Minister

2000 - 2003

German Foreign Office, Head of the Policy Planning Staff

2003 - 2006

Ambassador, German Embassy in Santiago de Chile

2006 - 2011

Ambassador, German Embassy in Abuja/Nigeria

2011 - 2014

Ambassador, German Embassy in Lima/Peru

since July 2014

Ambassador, German Embassy in Kingston

Ambassador Joachim Christoph Schmillen