Thomas Nader

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Thomas Nader (born February 15, 1959 in Vienna ) is an Austrian diplomat ; from 2007 to 2012 he was Austrian ambassador to Cairo and from 2012 to 2017 ambassador to Dublin .


Thomas Nader studied law and economics at the University of Vienna . He completed his studies in 1981 with a Doctor iuris . From 1982 to 1984 Thomas Nader attended the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna , from 1984 to 1985 the College of Europe in Bruges . He received a master's degree in social and economic sciences (Mag.rer.soc. Oec) in 1987.

He is married and has three children.

Diplomatic career

Thomas Nader has been working for the Austrian Foreign Ministry since 1985 . In 1986 he worked abroad at the Austrian embassy in Stockholm as a member of the Conference on Security and Confidence Building Measures and Disarmament in Europe (KVAE), a follow-up conference to the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE), from 1987 to 1990 at the embassy in Canberra , from 1990 to 1994 in the permanent representation of Austria to the European Union in Brussels and from 1994 to 1998 in the embassy in Oslo .

From 2001 to 2004 he was employed in the Department of Multilateral Development Cooperation in the Foreign Ministry, and from 2005 to 2007 he was head of this department.

From August 1, 2007 to October 15, 2012 he was the Austrian ambassador to Egypt , co-accredited for Eritrea and Sudan . From November 2, 2012 to 2017, Thomas Nader was the successor to Walter Hagg as Ambassador to Ireland . His successor in Dublin was Helmut Freudenschuss . Back in Vienna, Thomas Nader is Head of Department II.6 (Near and Middle East, EU Southern Neighborhood Policy) in the Foreign Ministry.


Web links

Individual evidence

  1. List of all decorations awarded by the Federal President for services to the Republic of Austria from 1952 ( PDF ; 6.9 MB)