Klaus Wölfer

Austria, 1956

Klaus Wölfer obtained a PhD in law in Vienna, where he was also educated at the diplomatic academy. In 1981, Wölfer began working for the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He then worked as a diplomat at the Austrian embassies in Rome, Belgrade and Budapest, and from 2002 until 2006 was Director General of the Department for the Arts at the Federal Chancery. Wölfer was Austrian ambassador to Indonesia from 2007 to 2011 and has been ambassador to Turkey from 2012.