Curriculum Vitae

Consul General Matthias Hansen Enlarge image Consul General Matthias Hansen (© Thomas Trutschel/photothek.net)

Matthias Hansen

Born in 1966 in Westerland/Sylt, Germany, married, three children

1985
Higher education entrance qualification (Abitur)
as of 1986
German Armed Forces
1987-1988
Naval Officer Training
1988-1992
Social Science Studies, University of the German Armed Forces Munich
1992-1997
Nautical and Operations Officer in the Fast Patrol Boat Flotilla
1997-1999
Armed Forces’ Youth Information Officer for Lower Bavaria
since 1999
German Foreign Service
1999-2001
Professional Training as Attaché in the Federal Foreign Office, Bonn/Berlin, and at the German Embassy Copenhagen
2001-2002
Federal Foreign Office, Bonn: Tutor and Desk Officer Training Higher Service
2002-2005
German Embassy Stockholm/Sweden: Head of Consular, Cultural, and Economic Section
2005-2008
Federal Foreign Office, Berlin: Political Staff, Desk Officer Cabinet Matters
2008-2011
German Embassy Windhoek/Namibia: Deputy Head of Mission
2011-2015
Federal Foreign Office, Berlin / Federal University of Applied Science for Public Administration: Head of Training Higher Intermediate Foreign Service
2015-2016
Federal Foreign Office, Berlin: Head of Coordination Office “Integrated system for the administration of  personnel and organisation”
since 12/2016
German Consul General in Cape Town

Curriculum Vitae

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