- Federal Minister of Health of Germany (2011-2013)
BSc in Economics; MBA with a focus on International Healthcare and Hospital Management, M++nster University, Germany. Worked for Dresdner Bank (now Commerzbank), Schwerin and Hamburg. Former: Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Health; FDP State Chairman, North Rhine-Westphalia; Federal Chairman, Young Liberals, Germany; Minister of Health of the Federal Republic of Germany. Expertise: healthcare policy.