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Ambassador Dr. Ingo-Heinz Karsten 
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Ambassador Dr. Ingo Karsten

Married to Mrs. Toshiko Karsten, one son


January 21, 1954

Born in Hamburg, Germany

1960 - 1973

High School in Hamburg

1974 -1979

Studies of Economics and Law at the University of Kiel, Germany

1980 - 1984

Assistant Professor at the Institute of Economic Policy Policy, University of Kiel, Germany

1984 - 1986

Foreign Office, Diplomatic Institute, Bonn, Germany

1986 - 1990

German Embassy Tokyo, Head of Consular Section and Cultural Officer

1990 - 1992

Foreign Office Bonn, Officer, Economic Department

1992 - 1996

German Embassy Rome, Political Officer

1996 - 1998

German Embassy Dhaka, Deputy Head of Mission and Chargé d`Affaires a.i.

1998 - 2001

Foreign Office Berlin, Deputy Head of Division, Economic Department

2001 - 2004German Embassy Tokyo, Counsellor, Head of Economic Section,
2004 - 2006

German Embassy Washington D.C., Minister-Counsellor, Deputy Head of Economic Department

2006 - 2008

Foreign Office Berlin, Head of International Economic Division

2008 - 2011

German Embassy Beijing, Minister, Head of Economic Department

2011 - 2012

German Consul General in Bangalore

2013- 2016

German Consul General in Osaka-Kobe

Since August 2016

Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia (accredited on September 23, 2016)

Hobbies: golf, water sports

Language skills: English, Japanese, Italian, French

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