Country: Germany
  • BRU:
    ASP 14E103 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845978
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849978
  • STR:
    LOW T12036 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175978
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179978
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Member - Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands
  • Member - EPP Group Bureau
  • Member - EPP Group Heads of National Delegation
  • Member - International Trade
  • Substitute - ACP
  • Substitute - Cariforum
  • Substitute - Eurolat
  • Substitute - South Asia

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1976. Karlsruhe (Baden-Wuerttemberg). Degree in technical economics. First Lieutenant of the army reserve. Senior executive, MVV Energy AG, Mannheim. Since 2009 coordinator of the EPP-Fratkion in the Committee on International Trade. Since 2010 Chairman of the CDU Karlsruhe-Land. Since 2011 Member of the Bureau of the CDU in Baden-Wuerttemberg. Chairman of the Baden-Wuerttemberg CDU 'Land' Committee on European Affairs, since 2007. Since 2008 Member of the Bureau of the European People's Party. 1999-2009 City councillor, Stutensee. Chairman, CDU Stutensee branch, 2002-2007. Vice-chairman, Junge Union, Land of Baden-Wuerttemberg, 1999-2002. District chairman, Junge Union, Nordbaden, 2001-2008. MEP since 2004.



Car in a factory
24.03.2017 - 11:01

State-influenced foreign investment: EU must be able to intervene

In the EU, it goes without saying that freedom of investment is a core principle. It seems normal for internal and foreign investors to acquire significant parts of a company in the EU - leading to economic influence, including in sensitive sectors...
Transatlantic relations between EU and US
13.05.2015 - 18:15

TTIP: setting common standards can raise overall standards and speed up EU-US trade

Can a trade accord between the European Union and the United States really boost both economies and create more jobs on both sides of the Atlantic? To achieve the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP, will the EU need to...
Photo of Daniel Caspary MEP
05.11.2014 - 11:38

TTIP: trust must prevail

Seven rounds of negotiations concluded in one year and four months, important progress achieved, and new challenges to tackle. This is the state of play in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations. The public is getting...


Press releases

Study Days in Munich
31.05.2018 - 12:32

EPP Group to meet in Munich on 6-8 June

A year ahead of the next European elections, Members of the EPP Group in the European Parliament will gather in Munich, Germany, from 6 to 8 June 2018 for the Group’s Study Days. The aim of...
Asian Business Team
05.07.2017 - 17:34

EU-Japan trade deal: we chose free trade over protectionism

“The EU and Japan are leading the way: free trade instead of protectionism. This agreement brings new jobs, more growth and greater wealth to both sides without touching our high standards in...
Global Finance
16.05.2017 - 14:17

ECJ clarifies competences and strengthens EU trade policy

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) today ruled on the division of competences in the bilateral trade agreement between the EU and Singapore. Most of the competences, such as transport, sustainable...



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