When: Wednesday, Nov. 24 (in-person meeting 19.00-22.00, online meeting 19.00-20.15 CET)
UPDATE: Please note that this event is taking place in-person at the Marriott under 2G rules.
The new U.S. Consul General Timothy Liston in Munich since the end of July 2021 and has served as a Foreign Service Officer since 2002. As outlined on the US Consulate Munich website, Mr. Liston most recently completed a year at National War College, where he earned a Master of Science in National Security Strategy. Prior to National War College, he served as Deputy Principal Officer at the U.S. Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City from 2016-2020.
From 2013-2016, Mr. Liston worked at the U.S. Permanent Mission to International Organizations in Vienna, where he was Deputy Counselor for International Atomic Energy Agency Affairs, handling peaceful uses of nuclear energy and supporting JCPOA negotiations. He has also served in Washington in the State Department’s Political-Military Bureau, covering Southeast Asia, and at Embassy Hanoi, focusing on South China Sea, Vietnamese domestic politics, and political-military issues. He was a Trade Officer and Pol-Mil Officer at Embassies Berlin and Vilnius, respectively.
Before joining the Foreign Service, Mr. Liston worked at the RAND Corporation and was a Robert Bosch Institute Fellow and a participant in the Bundestag Internship Program.
In addition to his National War College degree, he holds a Masters from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a BA from the University of Wisconsin in International Relations and German linguistics. Mr. Liston speaks German, Vietnamese, and Lithuanian.
Consul General Liston takes over from Meghan Gregonis who served as U.S. consul General Munich from 2018-21. Before the pandemic set in, AGBC Munich worked closely with CG Gregonis’ team, and she was our Guest Speaker at our June 2019 monthly meeting.
To attend in person, please register using the online booking tool below. 2G rules will apply (geimpft or genesen)!
To attend online for free, please register using this link:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event. For those attending online, you will have to possibility to submit your questions in the Zoom chat function.
Event registration is closed for this event.