Mr Julius Georg LUY, Germany, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Germany to the Council of Europe
Ambassador Julius Georg Luy joined the German Foreign Office in 1981. In 1983, he was employed in the Department of Disarmament and Arms Control of the Foreign Office, before he became consul and political officer at the German embassy in Thailand from 1984 to 1987. After having worked in Beirut and Stasbourg, he returned to the Foreign Office in 1989 and took part in the Two-plus-Four negotiations. Subsequently, he was made head of the economic department at the Embassy in Russia and then from 1994 to 1998 head of the task force "future prospects of the Foreign Service" in the Foreign Office. In 1998, he became the German ambassador in Haiti. From 2001 to 2004, he was Ambassador for Environmental and Biopolitical Issues in the Foreign Office and subsequently Ambassador in Myanmar. Since September 2011 Julius Georg Luy is German Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and Permanent Representative of Germany to the Council of Europe.