From left to right: Ambassador Matussek, Klaus Becker, Honorary Consul of Germany and Chairman of The N.C. Zeitgeist Foundation, Al Guarnieri, Director, ACG Charlotte Chapter.
The N.C. Zeitgeist Foundation co-hosted together with the American Council on Germany (ACG) a luncheon event with Ambassador Thomas Matussek, who gave a well conveyed and frank speech about the situation in Europe after Brexit and the recent elections in France, Germany and the Netherlands. Thomas Matussek, an outstanding globalist thinker, who combines a brilliant mind and years of personal experience, provided a sober assessment of the complex situation in Europe and its historical context.
Thomas Matussek entered the German foreign service in 1975, having studied Law in Paris and Bonn. Before assuming his posts as German Ambassador to Great Britain and India and permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations, he served as chief of cabinet to two foreign ministers, Hans-Dietrich Genscher and Klaus Kinkel.