Svenja Schulze

Bundesumweltministerin Svenja Schulze

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