Ambassador Dr Bernhard Zimburg

Ambassador Bernhard Zimburg
Picture: ÖB CanberraAmbassador Bernhard Zimburg

Curriculum Vitae

1979: Graduation, Doctor of Law, University of Innsbruck (Austria)

1980-1981: International Studies at the College of Europe in Bruges (Belgium)

1982: Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs

1983: Attaché at the Austrian Embassy in Warsaw (Poland)

1984: Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs

1985-1988: First Secretary at the Austrian Embassy in Lagos (Nigeria)

1988-1992: Counsellor at the Austrian Embassy in Washington (USA)

1993-1997: Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Head of Division, Directorate for Eastern European Affairs

1998-2001: Austrian Ambassador to Algeria

2001-2006: Austrian Ambassador to Indonesia, also accredited to Singapore and Timor Leste

2007-2012: Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs, Head of Department Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Pacific, ASEM

2012-2016: Austrian Ambassador to Japan

2016-: Austrian Ambassador in Canberra