The Permanent Representative
Ambassador Antje Leendertse has been the Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations since September 2021.
Antje Leendertse was born in Moers (Germany) on 7 March 1963. She is married and has one daughter.
Since 2021 Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations in New York
2019-2021 State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office
2018 – 2019 Political Director, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin
2017 – 2018 Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Office of the United Nations and to the other international Organizations in Geneva
2015 – 2017 Ambassador, Head of the Task Force for the 2016 OSCE Chairmanship
2014 – 2015 Ambassador, Federal Government Commissioner for Disarmament and Arms Control, Federal Foreign Office
2012 – 2014 Ambassador, Director for Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia, Federal Foreign Office
2009 – 2012 Head of Division for the Western Balkans, Federal Foreign Office
1990 Entered the Foreign Service
1989 Master’s degree in medieval and modern history, Romance languages, economics and philosophy from the University of Cologne