Martin Eberts - Director General

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since August 2014     

Director General of the German Institute Taipei

2012-2014

Minister for Economic Affairs and Global Issues at the Embassy of the Federal
Republic of Germany in Brasília

2009-2012  

Director / Head of Division for German Cultural Institutions abroad (budgetary
and strategic planning)

2005-2009

Minister Counsellor for Political Affairs, German Embassy Tokyo

2001-2005

Senior Advisor, Policy Planning Staff, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

1998-2001

Counsellor for Economic and Commercial Affairs, Deputy Head of Division,
German Embassy, Paris

1997/98

Desk Officer for Eastern European Affairs at the Quai d’Orsay / French
Foreign Ministry, Paris, within the framework of the Franco-German Exchange
of Diplomats

1993-1997  

Counsellor for Political Affairs, Press and Information at the German Embassy
Riyadh, Saudi-Arabia 

1991-1993 

Desk Officer for Central European States, Federal Foreign Office, Bonn

1988-1991  

Second Secretary for Press and Information, German Embassy Budapest,
Hungary

1986-1988

Trainee at the Diplomatic Academy of the Federal Foreign Office, Bonn

Mr. Eberts was born in 1957; he is married and has four children.

Academic background: Studies of History, Literature and Theology, University Degree from the University of Bonn.