Country: Germany
  • BRU:
    ASP 14E116 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845302
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849302
  • STR:
    LOW T10143 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175302
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179302
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Vice-Chair - Australia, New Zealand
  • Coordinator - Legal Affairs
  • Member - Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands
  • Member - EPP Group Bureau
  • Member - Legal Affairs
  • Substitute - Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • Substitute - Petitions

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1963. North Rhine Westphalia. Study of Law at the Universities of Trier, Munich and Freiburg. 1994-2000 Legal Advice Officer, Citizens Advice Bureau of the European Commission, Representation in the Federal Republic of Germany. 2000-2009 Lecturer in European Studies at RheinAhrCampus Remagen (University of Applied Sciences). Since 2004 Chairman of the CDU Bonn regional party organisation. Since 2005 Vice-Chairman of the CDU in the district Mittelrhein. Since 1994 Lawyer. From 2004 to 2009 chairman of the district of CDU in Bonn. From 2005 to October 2011 vice chairman of the district Mittelrhein. Since October 2011 Chairman of the district Mittelrhein. Since December 2010 chairman of the district of the Europa Union Bonn/Rhein-Sieg. MEP since 2009.



Business Team In Office Meeting
26.04.2018 - 10:15

For a simple, flexible and modernised single market for European companies

We welcome the long-awaited legislative proposals the European Commission put forward today in the field of company law "For many years there were no notable developments in European company law. We put a great deal of hope in new proposals...
Intellectual property
05.07.2017 - 11:30

Copyright Directive: EPP Group general line

Article 11 - Publisher’s right The EPP Group has strong concerns that the growth of traditional media in the digital sphere is challenged by some news aggregators and online service providers that develop their activities by using right-...
Cybercrime and Cybersecurity
15.06.2017 - 09:45

Axel Voss appointed new Rapporteur for Copyright Directive

Following the announcement that Therese Comodini Cachia will step down from the European Parliament in order to take up a seat in the Maltese Parliament, the EPP Group has appointed Axel Voss MEP, the EPP Group Spokesman on Legal Affairs, to carry...


Press releases

Business woman working on desk
12.09.2018 - 13:31

EPP Group leads EP in protection of independent journalism

The European Parliament stands behind journalists, creators, authors, publishers and legitimate copyright right-holders. This is the outcome of today’s vote on a new Copyright Directive in the...
Business woman working on desk
05.07.2018 - 12:45

Copyright Directive: we stand for legal certainty on the web

“We regret that the European Parliament has rejected the mandate for the negotiations with the Member States as it could have been a real step further in establishing a legal certainty between...
US - EU flag
04.07.2018 - 16:08

Privacy Shield: crucial for business but improvement needed

If the EU-US Privacy Shield is abolished, all European businesses - more than 3,000 European companies, the majority of them SMEs - having used this programme over the past 2 years, will end up...



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