Olaf Scholz

Federal Chancellor, Federal Chancellery of Germany

Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany since December 2021. 1985, degree in Law, University of Hamburg. Joined the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) in 1975; since then, has served in various positions within the party. 1998-2001 and 2002-11, Member of the German Bundestag. 2007-09, Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs. Following this, appointed Deputy Chair of the SPD parliamentary group. 2011-18, served as Mayor of Hamburg. February to April 2018, Acting Chair of the SPD. Federal Minister of Finance and Vice-Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from March 2018-December 2021.

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