Norbert Barthle

Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister

Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (Germany)

About

Professional and political career:

  • 9 years as a teacher of German and Physical Education at a general education high school;
  • 2 years as Senior Policy Officer for public relations, then 6 years as Press Secretary at the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of Baden-Württemberg;
  • directly elected Member of the German Bundestag representing the constituency of Backnang/Schäbisch Gmünd since 1998; member of the budget committee of the German Bundestag since 2002;
  • CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group spokesperson for budgetary policy since 2009; vice-chair of the CDU group of the federal state Baden-Württemberg;
  • February 2015-March 2018: Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Transport and Digital Infrastructure;
  • Since March 2018: Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development;

Experience

  • Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister

    Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (Germany)