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Dr Robert Habeck

Member of the German Bundestag Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action

Robert Habeck is Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action

Born on 2 September 1969 in Lübeck.

1991 to 1996
Studied in Freiburg im Breisgau (German language and literature, philosophy and philology), Roskilde/Denmark (humanities) and Hamburg (literary studies and philosophy), master’s degree

2000
Doctorate at the University of Hamburg

2000 to 2009
Work as a freelance writer

since 2002
Member of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen

2002 to 2004
District Chair of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen in Schleswig-Flensburg

2004 to 2009
State Chair of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen in Schleswig-Holstein

2008 to 2009
Chair of the parliamentary group in the District Council of Schleswig-Flensburg

2009 to 2012
Chairman of the parliamentary group in the State Parliament of Schleswig-Holstein

2012 to 2017
Deputy State Premier and Minister for Energy Transition, Agriculture, Environment and Rural Areas of the State of Schleswig-Holstein

2017 to 2018
Deputy State Premier and Minister for Energy Transition, Agriculture, Environment, Nature and Digitalization of the State of Schleswig-Holstein

since 2018
Party Chair of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen

since 2021
Member of the Bundestag

since December 2021
Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action