Our Team


We introduce ourselves!

Ambassador Joachim Bleicker is supported in the Permanent Mission team by four officers, each of whom is responsible for one of the three Rome-based UN agencies and for the FAO World Food Committee.

They work very closely with the respective organizations, participate in committee meetings and working sessions and represent German positions.

Responsibilities for content

For FAO: Dr. Oliver Mellenthin, also Deputy Permanent Representative

For IFAD: Ronald Meyer, Executive Director

For WFP: Alexander Ernst

For CFS: Silke Stallkamp

Office Organization

Anke Zimmermann (secretary to the ambassador)

Claudia Tonnini (team secretary)

Katherina Niemann (filing office; website editing; administration of the German WFP funds; contact for trainee and internship programme)

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