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Norbert Barthle

Norbert Barthle – short CV:

  • born in 1952, married with two children, Roman Catholic
  • degree in German, Sports Science and Philosophy, Tübingen University

Professional and political career:

  • 9 years as a teacher of German and Physical Education at a general education high school
  • 2 years as Senior Policy Officer for public relations, then 6 years as Press Secretary at the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of Baden-Württemberg
  • directly elected Member of the German Bundestag representing the constituency of Backnang/Schäbisch Gmünd since 1998; member of the budget committee of the German Bundestag since 2002;
  • CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group spokesperson for budgetary policy since 2009; vice-chair of the CDU group of the federal state Baden-Württemberg
  • Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Transport and Digital Infrastructure (February 2015-March 2018)
  • since March 2018 Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development and Representative for the German-Greek Assembley (DGV)

Voluntary offices:

  • President of the German Association of Ski Instructors
  • President of the International Federation of Snowsport Instructors (IFSI)

Hobbies and interests: Family and friends, skiing, running, tennis

Personal motto: Carpe diem!

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Contact data

Norbert Barthle
Parliamentary State Secretary
German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
Platz der Republik 1
11011 Berlin

Phone 030 - 227 73 450
Fax 030 - 227 76 414

Barthle, Norbert


Thursday, March 5, 2020, 15.05 - 15.25
CityCube Berlin, Hall A1