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ambassador , department chairman

Joachim Gottfried Bitterlich, German ambassador, department chairman. Recipient Officer Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur'Honneur award, France. Member of Euro 50, Bretton Woods Committee Washington, IISS London, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik Berlin, Remote Control Paris Concorde.

Background

Bitterlich, Joachim Gottfried was born on July 10, 1948 in Saarbrücken-Dudweiler, Germany.

Education

Abitur, Gymnasium am Schloss, Saarbrücken, 1966. Assessor Juris, University des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken. Assessor Juris, Ministerium der Justiz, Saarbr, 1976.

Career

Diplomate, posted to Algiers and Brussels, 1978—1985. Advisor Private Office Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, 1985—1987. Head European Policy Department at Federal Chancellors Office, 1987—1993.

Director, general, foreign policy Economic Cooperation and External Security at Federal Chancellors Office. Foreign and security policy advisor, federal chancellor Helmut Kohl, 1993—1998. Ambassador German Permanent Republican on North Atlantic Council in Brussels, 1998—1999, Kingdom of Spain and Principality of Andorra, 1999—2002.

Executive vice president International Affairs Veolia Environnement Paris, since 2003. Chairman Veolia Environnement Germany, since 2009. Board member Administration Veolia Environmental Services and Veolia Transport, Paris, Presidential Board Dekra eV, Stuttgart, Board Administration Ecole National d'Admnstrn., Paris.

Vice president, committee France-China. Vice president Association Notre Europe Paris. Member board trustee Friends of Europe Brussels, Advisory Board Franco-German Business Club Paris.

Member European Union-China Advisory Board European Commission. Professor Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris Europe. Reserve officer German Army.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member of Euro 50, Bretton Woods Committee Washington, IISS London, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik Berlin, Remote Control Paris Concorde.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, walking.

Connections

Married Martine Brévart, January 10, 1969. 3 children.

spouse:
Martine Brévart