Born in Lauenburg/Elbe, Schleswig-Holstein, on 30 August 1954.
Member of the German Bundestag since 2009.
Since 11 April 2018
Federal Government Coordinator for the Maritime Industry
2000 to 2009
Establishment of the New Media Department as assistant to the Artistic Director of NDR
1982 to 2000
Assistant to the Radio Programme Director at NDR, Head of Department for Radio Broadcasting at NDR
1979 to 1982
Trainee lawyer in Schleswig-Holstein
1975 to 1979
Study of law at Kiel University
As the Federal Government Coordinator for the Maritime Industry, Norbert Brackmann coordinates and brings together the Federal Government’s measures to strengthen Germany’s international competitiveness in the fields of shipbuilding, maritime shipping, the port industry and marine technology.