Leadership of the ministry Dr. Gerd Müller
 

Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development

Minister Dr. Gerd Müller
Minister Dr. Gerd Müller

Personal data

  • Born on 25 August 1955 in Krumbach, Germany;
  • married, two children
  • Resident in the town of Kempten/Durach, Bavaria
  • Master's degree in Business Education

Professional experience

Higher education: Deputy Head of the Office for Foreign Relations of the Hanns Seidel Foundation

Policy officer at the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs

Political career

1989–1994
Member of the European Parliament, Parliamentary Secretary of the CDU/CSU group

1994
Member of the German Bundestag, representing the constituency of Oberallgäu/Kempten/Lindau

Member of the EU, Foreign Affairs and Defence Committees of the German Bundestag, spokesman of the group of parliamentarians from the CSU in the German Bundestag for foreign affairs, European policy and development policy

2005–2013
Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection; responsible, among other things, for international relations, development projects amd world food affairs

since 17 December 2013
Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development