Ambassador-designate Andreas von Brandt


Andreas von Brandt has been the designated Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Rome since July 2024.

Andreas von Brandt
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Curriculum Vitae

since July 2024

Permanent Representative to the UN Organizations in Rome, Italy

2022 to 2024

Head of Division, Policy and Strategy for DG S, Nexus Development Co-operation, Humanitarian Aid and Peace Engagement, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

2020 to 2022

EU Ambassador and Head of EU Delegation Kabul, Afghanistan (2022 evacuated to Doha, Qatar)

2018 to 2020

Deputy Director, Private Office of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium

2017 to 2018

Deputy Head of Mission and Chargé d’Affaires a.i., German Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan

2014 to 2017

Deputy Head of Division for Southern Caucasus and Central Asia, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin


German Embassy Tripoli (evacuated to Tunis) and Syria Refugee Conference Working Group, Foreign Office, Berlin

2011 to 2014

Team Leader Pakistan, Afghanistan-Pakistan Working Group, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

2009 to 2011

Spokesperson and Head of Media Division, German Embassy Rome, Italy

2006 to 2009

Project Manager Bioenergy and Food Security (BEFS) and Deputy Head of the Right to Food Working Unit, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy

2005 to 2006

Political, Press and Economic Affairs Officer at the German Embassy Islamabad, Pakistan

2004 to 2005

Division for UN special organizations, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

2002 to 2004

Studies for the Foreign Service, Foreign Service Academy, Bonn


First State Law Examination

LL.M., European Institute, Saarland University

2000 to 2002

Consultant, World Bank, Washington / DC

Fulbright Scholar, Washington College of Law Washington, DC

1994 to 2000

Double studies in political science and law in Heidelberg, Saarbrücken, Lisbon, Trier

University degrees: Magister Artium, first state examination

1992 to 1994

Community service, German Foundation for International Development (DSE)

Freelance journalistic work


General higher education entrance qualification

Foreign language skills

Fluent: German, English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Basic knowledge: Arabic, Farsi, Urdu

born on 26 November 1972 in Saarbrücken/Germany, 2 children

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