Martin Weiss

Austrian Ambassador to the US, Austrian Embassy

Ambassador Weiss was born in Innsbruck, Austria. He started his career in the Austrian Foreign Service in 1990. Previous to his appointment as Austrian Ambassador to the U.S., Martin Weiss served as Ambassador to Israel, as Director of the Press and Information Department of the Foreign Ministry, and as Ambassador to Cyprus. Throughout his career, he held several postings in the United States. Martin holds a law degree (equivalent to J.D.) from the University of Vienna and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the University of Virginia (UVA). He is married and the father of two. Ambassador Weiss took up his duties as Head of Mission in Washington, DC on November 1, 2019.


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