Jörg Wojahn is the Head of Representation of the European Commission in Berlin, Germany since September 2019. Formerly the Head of the European Commission’s Representation in Austria, Wojahn is a highly experienced professional in the area of communications and diplomacy.
Mr Wojahn holds a PhD in Public International Law from the University of Kiel, Germany. He obtained his law degree from the University of Passau in Germany and also studied at the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain. After spending a few years at the Court of Appeal in Baden Baden in Germany, he chose to pursue a career in journalism and communications and became Der Standard’s EU and NATO correspondent and foreign affairs reporter in Vienna and then in Brussels.
Mr Wojahn joined the European Commission in 2004, when he became the spokesperson of the European Anti-Fraud Office. In 2010, he moved to the EU Delegation for Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, and Bahrain in Riyadh, serving as Counsellor for Trade Affairs in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. He took up the role of Head of the European Commission’s Representation in Vienna in September 2015.