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Wolfgang Ischinger

Guest Speaker


    April 24, 2014 — June 27, 2014

    Professional affiliation

    Chairman of the Munich Security Conference (MSC), former State Secretary (Deputy Foreign Minister) of Germany, formerly Germany's Ambassador to the U.S.

    Full Biography

    Ambassador Ischinger has been Chairman of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) since 2008.

    A German career diplomat, he was State Secretary (Deputy Foreign Minister) from 1998 to 2001. From 2001 to 2006, he was the Federal Republic of Germany's Ambassador to the U.S., and from 2006 to 2008, to the Court of St James’s.

    He is a Senior Professor at the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, and serves on the boards of companies as well as non-profit-institutions, including Atlantik-Brücke/Berlin, the American Academy/Berlin, and the Atlantic Council of the United States/Washington D.C.