Country: Germany
  • BRU:
    ASP 15E165 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845981
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849981
  • STR:
    LOW T10011 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175981
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179981
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Coordinator - Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • Member - Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands
  • Member - EPP Group Bureau
  • Member - Central America
  • Member - Eurolat
  • Member - Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • Substitute - Foreign Affairs

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1965. Meschede (North Rhine-Westphalia). Doctor with doctorate in medicine from the Institute of Human Genetics at Bonn University. Worked in Central America (public hospital and development aid projects), ward doctor in children’s clinic, worked in a community practice. Local councillor in Bestwig, 1989-1994. Member of the regional executive and international commission of the Junge Union (JU), district Chairman of JU Sauer/Siegland. Member of CDU regional executive since 1997. Chairman of bioethics working party of EPP Group (since 1999). EPP-Coordinator in the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (since 2009). MEP since 1994.


Press releases

Woman with cancer wearing scarf
25.04.2018 - 09:32

EPP Group to double EU spending on cancer

The EPP Group wants to double EU spending on cancer research by 2024, committing itself to fighting cancer. The biggest group in the European Parliament will present its position paper on cancer...
Isolated Airplane
12.12.2017 - 13:58

In case of hard Brexit, UK aviation cannot benefit from ETS

EPP Group in favour of preparing EU for a hard Brexit also within environment domain The EU Institutions have agreed to introduce a safeguard mechanism for European emissions trading (the EU...
Climate change
09.11.2017 - 08:08

CO2 emissions: EU finalises ETS reform

The EU has taken an important step forward in its efforts to achieve the Paris climate goals. Late last night, representatives of the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of...



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