Wolfgang Röhr, Dr. jur.
Wolfgang Röhr, born 1948, has since 2014 been Senior Research Fellow at the German Studies Center of Tongji University. After studying and working as an assistant judge in Hamburg, Tübingen, Geneva and Rio de Janeiro he received a PhD in law from Hamburg University.
From 1978 to 2014 he was a member of the German Foreign Service, serving i. a. six years at the Political Department of the Embassy in Beijing, eight years as Consul General in Shanghai and six years in Berlin as Head of the East Asia Desk and as Ambassador and Head of the Task Force Germany-China. He also was posted to Geneva, New York, Tel Aviv, Hong Kong and Lisbon. He was a member of the German delegations to the United Nations, the Committee on Disarmament, NATO, the European Union and the Western European Union.