Svenja Schulze

Svenja Schulze

Svenja Schulze, SPDBundesministerin für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit

Svenja Schulze is Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety. Prior to that she was North Rhine-Westphalia’s State Minister for Innovation, Science and Research from 2010 to 2017.

(Photo: SPD Fraktion NRW)

CV

  • Born on 29 September 1968 in Düsseldorf; married

  • 1988
    Abitur (higher education entrance qualification)

  • since 1988
    Member of the SPD

  • 1988 - 1996
    Studied German literature and political sciences in Bochum, obtained master’s degree

  • 1993 - 1997
    Chairwoman of the youth section of the SPD in North Rhine-Westphalia

  • 1993 - 1997
    Freelance advertising and PR work

  • 1997 - 2000
    Member of the North Rhine-Westphalia state legislature

  • 2000 - 2004
    Management consultant with a focus on the public sector

  • 2004 - 2018
    Member of the North Rhine-Westphalia state legislature

  • 2010 - 2017
    Minister for Innovation, Science and Research of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia

  • 2017 - 2018
    Secretary General of the SPD in North Rhine-Westphalia

  • since March 2018
    Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety