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Hartmut Höppner

Source: Bundesregierung/Jesco Denzel


Born in Zweibrücken, Rhineland-Palatinate, on 17 June 1967

1977 - 1983
Intermediate school-leaving certificate, Staatliches Leibniz-Gymnasium, Neustadt an der Weinstraße

1986 - 1987
Entrance qualification for universities of applied sciences at the Technical College for Viniculture, Agriculture and Forestry in Bad Kreuznach

1983 - 1986
Agricultural apprenticeship
Degree awarded: Agriculturist

1987 - 1992
Studied agriculture at the Comprehensive University of Kassel / Witzenhausen
Degree awarded: Diplom-Ingenieur Agrarwirtschaft (agriculture)

1992 - 1994
Development service in Kamsar, Guinea

1994 - 1996
Postgraduate studies in environmental sciences at the Friedrich-Schiller University in Jena
Degree awarded: Diplom-Umweltwissenschaftler (environmental scientist)

1997 - 2000
Research assistant of the “UNEP/UNESCO/BMU International Postgraduate Training Programme on Environmental Management“ at the Technical University of Dresden

2000 - 2004
Administrative coordinator for Marita Sehn, Member of the German Bundestag and chairwoman of the Committee on Petitions of the German Bundestag

2004 - 2013
Administrative coordinator for Dr Volker Wissing, Member of the German Bundestag, Deputy Chair and Spokesman for financial policy of the FDP Parliamentary Group and Chair of the Rhineland-Palatinate FDP

2014 - 2016
Managing Director and Spokesman of the Rhineland-Palatinate FDP

2016 - 2017
Deputy Spokesman of the Rhineland-Palatinate state government

2017 - 2021
Head of the Office of Dr Volker Wissing, Minister of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate for Economy, Transport, Agriculture and Viniculture

Deputy Spokesman of the Rhineland-Palatinate state government

since 2022
State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport