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Name: Senninger, Jean-Paul
Current Position: Previous Ambassador

Jean-Paul Senninger received two Bachelors of Arts Degrees in Political Science and Literature at Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität and Freiburg im Breisgay in Germany. In 1984, Senninger attained a Master in European Studies at Collège d’Europe, Bruges in Belgium.

From 1985 to 1988, he taught German language and literature in Luxembourg. For the next six years, he worked in the Mayor’s Office in Luxembourg. Between 1994 and 1999, he was the Head of the Unit for the European Investment Bank. He then served as the Primary Government Counselor for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs until 2004.
Simultaneously, he began working as an ambassador. From 2002 to 2007, he served as ambassador to Turkey; and from 2004 to 2008, he was the ambassador to Spain. In 2007, he was also appointed as the Ambassador to Nicaragua. At the age of 50, Jean-Paul Senninger became ambassador of Luxembourg to the United States on August 18, 2008.
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