Born in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, on 28 April 1973
Member of the German Bundestag since 2009
Since 31 July 2019
Commissioner of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy for the Digital Industry and Start-ups
Since 11 April 2018
Federal Government Coordinator of German Aerospace Policy
2005 - 2009
Member of the state parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia
Pre-diploma in economics and foundation of an IT services company
Study of economics at Düsseldorf University
Thomas Jarzombek’s work as Commissioner for the Digital Industry and Start-ups will focus on dialogue with the stakeholders in the digital sector and with start-ups. He aims to make the digital market even more accessible for start-ups and to improve the policy environment for an international market.
As the Federal Government Coordinator of German Aerospace Policy, Thomas Jarzombek coordinates and brings together the Federal Government’s measures to strengthen the international competitiveness of Germany’s aerospace sector in the fields of research and development..