Picture by Landesvertretung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Michael Setzpfandt.
Tuesday, 2 March 2021, Berlin, Representation of North Rhine-Westphalia to the German Federation:NRW State Secretary for European and International Affairs, Dr. Mark Speich received the Australian Ambassador, HE Philip Green, for an inaugural visit at the ’embassy’ of Germany’s most populous federal state located in Berlin-Tiergarten.
In addition to becoming acquainted to each other personally, the talks served to deepen political and economic relations, in particularly with the focus on Australian technological know-how, hydrogen derivates, the relations of NRW to the Indo-Pacific regions, and the situation of free trade during the ongoing pandemic.
Ambassador Green is the Australian head of diplomatic mission in the Federal Republic of Germany since Wednesday, 11 November 2020. He is likewise accredited to the Swiss Confederation since 24 November 2020, and presented credentials in the Principality of Liechtenstein virtually on 29 October 2020.
Philip Victor Green has previously served as Australian Head of Mission (i.e. High Commissioner) in Singapore, South Africa and Kenya. He holds a Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney.
For further information
Government of NRW: https://mbei.nrw/de/australischer-botschafter-zu-gast-der-landesvertretung
Embassy of Australia in Germany: https://germany.embassy.gov.au/beln/aboutus.html