Antje Leendertse

State Secretary, Federal Foreign Office, Germany

    Since April 2019 State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office
    2018 – 2019 Political Director, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin
    2017 – 2018 Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Federal
    Republic of Germany to the Office of the United Nations and to
    the other international Organizations in Geneva
    2015 – 2017 Ambassador, Head of the Task Force for the 2016
    OSCE Chairmanship
    2014 – 2015 Ambassador, Federal Government Commissioner for
    Disarmament and Arms Control, Federal Foreign Office
    2012 – 2014 Ambassador, Special Envoy for Eastern Europe, the Caucasus
    and Central Asia, Federal Foreign Office
    2009 – 2012 Head of Division for the Western Balkans,
    Federal Foreign Office
    2007 – 2009 Deputy Head of Mission, German Embassy in Helsinki
    2005 – 2006 German Embassy in London
    2002 – 2005 Deputy Spokesperson, Federal Foreign Office
    1999 – 2005 Press Division, Federal Foreign Office
    1997 – 1999 United Nations Policy Division, Federal Foreign Office
    1993 – 1997 German Embassy in Moscow
    1992 – 1993 Political Directorate-General, Federal Foreign Office
    1990 Entered the Foreign Service
    1989 Obtained a Master’s degree in medieval and modern history,
    Romance languages, economics and philosophy from the
    University of Cologne
    Antje Leendertse, born in Moers, Germany, on 7 March 1963
    married, one daughter