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28.08.2019, Berlin: Anke Reiffenstuel, Deutsche Botschafterin in Manila, Philippinen. Foto: Kay Nietfeld/dpa | Verwendung weltweit, © dpa

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(born on 7 October 1968 in Halle, married, 3 children)

Ambassador at the German Embassy in Manila since August 2019.

From 2016 – 2019 she was the Head of the Division of Humanitarian Assistance and Humanitarian Demining (Operations) at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin. The Division is part of the Directorate General for Humanitarian Assistance, Crisis Prevention, Stabilization and Post-Conflict reconstruction. She has dealt with humanitarian assistance since 2012, when she became Deputy Head of this division (2012-2016).

Anke Reiffenstuel has worked in the diplomatic service since 1993; her postings included the German embassies in London, New Delhi, Cairo and Manila.


Curriculum Vitae

1987

Secondary school graduation

1987 - 1992

Martin-Luther-University Halle, German and English studies

1993

M.A. in German and Literature studies

1993 - 1995

Foreign Service traineeship for the Higher Service

1995 - 1996

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Berlin

1997-  1999 

German Embassy in London

1999 - 2002

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Berlin

2002 - 2005

German Embassy in New Delhi 

2006 - 2009

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Berlin

2009 - 2012

German Embassy in Cairo 

2012 - 2016

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Berlin, Deputy Head of Division

2016 - 2019

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Berlin, Head of the Division of Humanitarian Assistance and Humanitarian Demining (Operations)

2019

Ambassador at the German Embassy Manila

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