Fellows

Thomas Wimmer

Programm: Zukunftsbrücke - Chinese-German Young Professional Campus
Jahrgang: Jahrgang 2016
Arbeitsfeld: Politik
Expertise: Poltik Chinas
Thomas Wimmer is Deputy Director of the East Asia Division of the German Foreign Office which covers relations with China, Japan, North and South Korea as well as Mongolia. He is in charge of bilateral relations with China and China’s domestic affairs. Before his current posting, he was spokesman and headed the press/ PR section of the German Embassy in Beijing from 2008-11. From 2011-14 he was deputy to the German Ambassador in Accra (Ghana). He holds degrees in International Business and Cultural Studies (Dipl.-Kulturw.) as well as Political Science and English Literature/ Linguistics (M.A.) from the University of Passau. He spent a semester each in Hangzhou (China) and Raleigh (USA).