Karsten Geier is Germany’s Consul-General in Mazar-e Sharif and Senior Civilian Representative for the Train and Assist Mission, Regional Command North.
After studying law and political science, Karsten Geier joined Germany’s Foreign Service in 1991. He has served both at home and abroad, in places ranging from former Yugoslavia to the United States of America. Much of his work has been in multilateral environments, including the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the European Union, and the United Nations.
His last assignment was as head of the Cyber Foreign Policy Coordination Staff in Germany’s Federal Foreign Office.
Karsten Geier is married and has two grown sons. His wife and children are living in the Brandenburg area of Germany, near Berlin.