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Norbert Röttgen

Guest Speaker

    Professional affiliation

    Member of Bundestag, Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee (2014-2019), Member of the WSF Advisory Council, Germany

    Full Biography

    Norbert Röttgen has been a Christian Democratic Union member of the German Parliament since 1994 and chaired the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Bundestag from 2014 to 2021. Previously, he served as German Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety from 2009 to 2012, as well as spokesperson for legal policy and parliamentary secretary of the Christian Democratic Party’s parliamentary group. He is the Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the transatlantic association Atlantik-Brücke and a member of the Advisory Council at the German Council on Foreign Relations.