China Daily European Weekly : 2018-11-30

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8 COVER STORY EUROPEAN WEEKLY CHINA DAILY November 30-December 6, 2018 Bio Age: Nationality: 66 German Education: Bachelor of laws, Cambridge University, United Kingdom; PhD in law, Bielefeld University, Germany. Career: Deputy director-general of the WTO in Geneva (second term), 2017 to present; Deputy director-general of the WTO, 2013-17; Director general for external economic policy at the German Federal Ministry for Economics in Bonn and Berlin, 2001-13; Budget division, later head of the Parliament and Cabinet Office of the minister of economics and director of central administration at German Ministry of Economics, 1995-2001; Foreign postings to Sydney and Athens,1991-95; Chief of staff to a parliamentary state secretary at German Ministry for Economics, 1988-91; German mission to the United Nations, 1986-87; Legal department of German Ministry for Economics, 1983-86. Hobby: Hiking in the mountains Favorite song: I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor Favorite film: Crazy Rich Asians (directed by Jon M. Chu) Favorite book : Whispering Shadows (by Jan-Philipp Sendker) PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTED BY PRESSREADER +1 604 278 4604 ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW KARL BRAUNER Deputy director-general of the World Trade Organization

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