CV (English)

  • born 1975 in Amberg, Germany, married, 2 children

Member of the European Parliament since 2009

  • full Member and Coordinator of the S&D Group in the Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN)
  • full Member of the Committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector (EMIS, committee work completed)
  • substitute Member of the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI)
  • Member of the Delegation of the Parliamentary Cooperation Committees EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan and also for the relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia; Member of the Delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  • Member of the executive board of the Europa-SPD.

  • Parliamentary Report (EU guidelines for the development of the trans-European transport network), Parliamentary questions, Speeches in Plenary

Partisan Activites

  • since 2002: held different positions in local politics at SPD Amberg, Germany
  • since 1999: Member of Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschland (SPD)

Professional Experience

  • 1996 - 2009: held different positions at Allgemeine Ortskrankenkasse (AOK)
  • 2005: Business Administrator in health insurance
  • 1996: Industrial Clerk

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