Leadership of the ministry Martin Jäger

State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Martin Jäger, Staatssekretär im Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung
Martin Jäger, Staatssekretär im Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung

Personal data

  • Born 9 September 1964 in Ulm
  • Married, two children

Professional career

1989–1994
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, ethnology, political sciences and philosophy, Master of Arts

1994–1996
Training for the Foreign Service

1994–1998
Federal Foreign Office

1998–2002
Federal Chancellery

2002–2004
Federal Foreign Office, German Embassy in Prague

2004–2005
Federal Chancellery, Head of Division

2005–2008
Federal Foreign Office, Head of Division and Press Secretary

2008–2013
Daimler AG/Mercedes Benz, Head of Global External Affairs and Public Policy

2013–2014
Federal Foreign Office, German Ambassador to Afghanistan

2014–2016
Federal Ministry of Finance, Head of Political Staff and Spokesperson to the Minister

2016–2018
State Secretary in the Ministry of the Interior, Digitisation and Migration, Baden-Württemberg

Since March 2018
State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development