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U.S. Energy Stream Past Distinguished Speakers Include


Thomas H. Meister

Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Houston, TX

1955                                     Born in Duisburg (Germany)

1980                                     Economist; University of Duisburg

1981 - 1983                          Foreign Service Training, Federal Foreign Office

1983 - 1984                          II. Secretary, Arms Control Division, Federal Foreign Office

1984 - 1987                          II. Secretary, German Embassy in Canberra (Australia)

1987 - 1989                          I. Secretary and Deputy Head of Mission, German Embassy in Kampala


1989 - 1992                          I. Secretary, European Affairs Division, Federal Foreign Office

1992 - 1996                          Counsellor, Head of Cultural Affairs, Consulate General New York (USA)

1996 - 1999                          Deputy Head of Division, International Technology Cooperation,

                                             Federal Foreign Office

1999 - 2003                          Consul General, Recife (Brazil)

2003 - 2006                          First Counsellor for Political Affairs, German Embassy Madrid (Spain)

2006 - 2009                          Head of Division “International Energy Policy”, Federal Foreign Office

2009 - 2012                          Ambassador to New Zealand, also accredited to the Cook Islands, the

                                             Republic of Fiji, the Republic of Kiribati, the Independent State of Samoa,

                                             the Kingdom of Tonga, to Tuvalu

2012 - 2015                          Ambassador to the Republic of Iceland

2015 - 2017                          Head of Division “Climate and Environmental Foreign Policy, Sustainable

                                             Economy”, Federal Foreign Office

2017 -                                  Consul General, Houston (Texas, USA)