Hans-Joachim Fuchtel

Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development

Parliamentary State Secretary Hans-Joachim Fuchtel. Copyright: Steffen Kugler/Presse- und Informationsamt der BundesregierungCurriculum Vitae

Family Status

Born on 13 February 1952 in Sulz am Neckar; divorced; four grown-up children

Professional Career

Since 2013
Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development

October 2009 to December 2013
Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

Since 2011
Representative for the Greek-German Representative Assembly

1998 to 2009
Member of the Commission for the Use of New Information and Communications Technologies and Media set up by the Council of Elders of the German Bundestag

1998 to 2009
Deputy chairman of the Auditing Committee

1994 to 2009
Member of the Budget Committee and of the Audit Committee

Since 1992
Lawyer in Nagold with a work focus on family law, social insurance law and insolvency law. Due to his appointment to the office of Parliamentary State Secretary, he is currently not practising as a lawyer.

1991 to 2009
Member of the German delegation to the Interparliamentary Union (IPU)

Since 1987
Member of the German Bundestag

1980 to 1987
Higher administrative service in the Federal state of Baden-Württemberg; seconded from the state parliament to the CDU parliamentary group in the state parliament to act as parliamentary advisor to Mr. Erwin Teufel, chairman of the parliamentary group, area of re­spon­si­bil­i­ty: labour and social affairs

1979 to October 2009
Member of Calw county council

1975 to 1987
Municipal council member in Altensteig; first deputy mayor for several years


Primary school in Eutingen im Gäu, Abitur (university-entrance qualification) in Nagold. Studies of law and economics at Tübingen University, second state examination in law in 1979/1980 in Baden-Württtemberg

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