Peter Altmaier is Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy.
From December 2013 until March 2018, he was Federal Minister in the Chancellor’s Office and from October 2017 until March 2018, was acting Federal Minister of Finance. Prior to that, he was Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety. Altmaier, who is a fully trained lawyer, has been a Member of the German Bundestag since 1994. Peter Altmaier was born on 18 June 1958 in Ensdorf (State of Saarland).