Andreas Krüger

Political Counselor, German Embassy, Washington, D.C.

Mr. Krüger joined the German Diplomatic Service in 1983 after studying history in Bochum, Germany, and Glasgow, Scotland. He first worked succesfully on establishing Bonn, West Germany's former capital, as a seat for international organizations. He then served in Shanghai, China, where German industry has invested heavily in the growing Chinese economy.

Returning to Germany, he first served as desk officer for the political relations to Poland, Hungary and Slovenia during the process of the enlargement of the European Union. He was subsequentally elected to serve as
employees representative in the Foreign Office.

Since 2004, Mr. Krüger has been posted to the political department of the German Embassy in Washington,
D.C. He focuses on strategic questions of American foreign policy, bilateral relations between Germany and the U.S., and U.S. domestic issues. He is also responsible for outreach to the American Jewish community.

In his spare time, Mr. Krüger loves to travel in the U.S. and tries to learn as much as possible about American history. He is very interested in music, ranging from classical to jazz and beyond.

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