Full Name

Volker Wissing

Federal Minister for Digital and Transport

Born in Landau in der Pfalz on 22 April 1970

School leaving certificate, Staatliches Gymnasium Bad Bergzabern (high school)

1989 - 1994
Studied law at the Saarland University in Saarbrücken and Albert Ludwigs University in Freiburg im Breisgau, First State Examination in Law

Second State Examination in Law in Mainz

Doctorate at the Westfälische Wilhelms University in Münster

1997 - 1999
Judge and Public Prosecutor in Zweibrücken and Landau in der Pfalz

2000 - 2004
Personal assistant to the Minister of Justice of the Federal State of Rhineland-Palatinate, Herbert Martin

Appointed Judge at the Regional Court of Landau in der Pfalz

2004 - 2013
Member of the German Bundestag

2009 - 2011
Chairman of the German Bundestag Finance Committee

Since 2011
Chairman of the Free Democratic Party (FDP) in Rhineland-Palatinate

2011 - 2013
Deputy Chairman of the FDP Parliamentary Group in the German Bundestag

Since 2013
Member of the Executive Committee of the FDP

Since 2013

2016 - 2021
Member of the State Parliament of Rhineland-Palatinate as well as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Economy, Transport, Agriculture and Viniculture of the Federal State of Rhineland Palatinate

2020 - 2021
Secretary General of the FDP

Since 2021
Member of the German Bundestag

Since December 2021
Federal Minister for Digital and Transport

Transport as a catalyst for inclusive societies
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 14:30 16.00