Curriculum vitae

Dr. Jochen Trebesch

Dr. Jochen Trebesch
Born 28th April 1944 in Flensburg, married with Marion-Viola Trebesch, née Krier, three children
1965-1969 University studies in law and history (Bonn, Berlin, Grenoble and Cambridge)
1969 First Legal State Examination
1970/71 Postgraduate studies at Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
1970-1972 Junior lawyer
1972 Doctorate in Constitutional and International Law (Bonn)
1972-1974 Diplomatic Academy
1972/73 Permanent Representation of Germany and EU Commission in Brussels (Cabinet of Prof. Dahrendorf)
1974-1975 German Foreign Office (European Political cooperation and Staff of the Diplomatic Academy)
1975-1978 Deputy Consul General in Houston (Texas), USA
1978-1981 Permanent Representation of Germany to the European Communities in Brussels
1981-1982 Advisor to a Parliamentary group in the German Bundestag
1982-1984 Head of the Minister´s Office in the Federal Ministry of Defense
1985-1987 NATO Defense College Rome, Faculty Adviser
1987-1991 German Embassy Helsinki, Deputy Head of Mission
1991-1995 German Embassy Rome, Minister-Counsellor, Head of Economic Affairs.
1995-2002 German Foreign Office, Head of Division in the Legal Department, Ambassador
2002-2005 German Ambassador in Cyprus
2005-2009 German Ambassador in the Republic of Slovakia
2009 Retired from Foreign Service

Member of P.E.N. Centre Germany