Jürgen Schulz has been the Deputy Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations since January 2017 and serves as Vice-Chair of the Organizational Committee of the UN Peacebuilding Commission.
Ambassador Schulz worked as the Deputy Political Director and Security Policy Director at the German Foreign Office immediately prior to coming to New York. He has extensive experience working on issues of security and peacebuilding including in posts at NATO (1996-2001) and at the Federal Chancellery, where he worked on, among other things, Security and Disarmament Policy (2010-2013).
Ambassador Schulz studied economics and business administration at Ruhr University in Bochum. He joined the Foreign Office in 1991 and had his first post in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
Jürgen Schulz has been married to Sheila Stanton since 1996.