Dr. Christian Brecht
The Forum is pleased to welcome Dr. Christian Brecht as Senior Advisor. Dr. Brecht is a career diplomat and is on secondment from the German Foreign Office. He will support the Forum’s programs in South and East Asia.
Dr. Brecht worked with the German Foreign Service since 1982 and had postings in Beijing, Rangoon, Santiago de Chile, Sydney, Paris. Most recently he was Germany’s Consul-General in Karachi, Pakistan. He has a PhD in law from the University of Tuebingen and speaks German, French and English. Dr. Brecht’s secondment constitutes part of Germany’s partnership contribution to the Forum of Federations. Dr. Brecht is Germany’s forth secondment to the Forum. He succeeds Joern Rhode (2007), Hans Gnodtke (2008), and Reinold Herber (2009-2011).