Angelina Eichhorst

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Angelina Eichhorst

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Managing Director Europe
European External Action Service of the European Union (EEAS)

Ambassador Angelina Eichhorst is the European Foreign Service Managing Director 
EUROPE since September 2021. Before, she was the acting Managing Director then the 
Managing Director for Europe and Central Asia (2019-2021), the Deputy Managing 
Director/Director for Western Europe, Western Balkans and Turkey and the Chief Negotiator 
for the EU-facilitated Belgrade Pristina Dialogue (2015-2019). 
Since 1996, Ms Eichhorst has served with the European Union at different external relations 
Directorates General in Brussels, Jordan and Syria. In Lebanon, she was the EU 
Ambassador/Head of Delegation (2011-2015). She also worked in Egypt, Somalia and New 
York with the private sector, the United Nations, research institutes and non-governmental 
organisations (1989-1996). 
Born in the Netherlands, Ms. Eichhorst holds a Master Degree in languages and cultures of the 
Middle East and in International Relations. She also holds postgraduate diplomas in 
international law, human rights and the law of international organisations. She freely 
converses in Dutch, English, French, German and Arabic, and has a good understanding of 
Italian and Spanish.