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Ambassador Lucas CV

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Born on 11 October 1959. Married, one son.


1978-1984

Studies in History, Political Science, Law and Catholic Theology in Bonn and Paris

1985-1987

Trainee at the German Federal Foreign Office

1987-1989

Political Directorate-General at the Federal Foreign Office

1989-1991

German Embassy, Moscow

1991-1995

Political Directorate-General: Baltic States

1995-1998

Head of the Personal Office of Foreign Minister Genscher

1998-1999

Chief speechwriter of Foreign Minister Kinkel

1999-2003

Head of Press and Public Affairs, German Embassy, Washington D.C.

2003-2006

Head of Division at the Federal Chancellery for Bilateral Relations with the States of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe as well as Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus

2006-2010

Director at the Federal Foreign Office for Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia (Ambassador)

2010-2011

Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Political and Security Committee of the European Union, Brussels (Ambassador)

2011 – 2015

Political Director of the Federal Foreign Office

since July 2015

Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany

on the North Atlantic Council, Brussels

Numerous publications on foreign and security policy

Decorations:

  • Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (2015)
  • Knight of the Legion of Honour of the French Republic (2016)


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