Ambassador Katharina WIESER

Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal & Sri Lanka

29.06.2022      Presentation of Credentials in Bangladesh 

11.04.2022      Presentation of Credentials in Nepal    

01.02.2022      Presentation of Credentials in Sri Lanka  

06.12.2021      Presentation of Credentials in the Maldives

18.08.2021      Presentation of Credentials in India

2017-2021       Foreign Ministry, Head of Department for the Russian Federation,
                            Eastern Europe and South Caucasus, Eastern Partnership, Turkey
                            and  Central Asia

2013-2016       Office of the Austrian Federal President, Foreign Policy Advisor

2009-2013       Austrian Embassy Rome, Deputy Head of Mission

2006-2009       Foreign Ministry, Head of Environmental Policy Unit

2004-2006       Executive Secretariat for the Austrian EU-Presidency, Head of Web Team

2001-2004       Austrian Embassy London, Press Counsellor

1998-2001       Austrian Embassy Budapest, EU Counsellor

1995-1997       Foreign Ministry, EU-Coordination Department

1994-1995       Austrian Embassy Bonn, EU Attaché

1993-1994       Foreign Ministry, International Transport Policy Department

1993                 Joined Austrian Foreign Service

1992-1993       SAIS Johns Hopkins University, Bologna/Italy, Postgraduate Diploma in International Relations

1984-1991       University of Vienna, graduation in Indology (Hons.) as well as Tibetan and Buddhist Studies

1981-1984       Academy of Music Innsbruck, Violin studies

Born 6th August 1963 in Vienna, Austria, married, one child