Born on 15 February 1975 in Albstadt-Ebingen, Baden-Württemberg.
Member of the German Bundestag since 2005.
Since December 2018
Member of the CDU Federal Executive Committee (Bundesvorstand)
Since 11 April 2018
Federal Government Commissioner for Tourism
Since 14 March 2018
Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
Assistant to the Managing Director and Director of Controlling, ICT, and internal organisation at a textile company, Meßstetten
1995 – 1998
Degree in business studies, Vocational Academy of Ravensburg
In his capacity as Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Thomas Bareiß is acting as a political representative of the Federal Minister, in particular vis-à-vis the Bundestag and the parliamentary groups.
As the Federal Government Commissioner for Tourism, Thomas Bareiß coordinates and directs tourism-related initiatives and programmes designed to provide the right environment for the German tourism industry and strengthen the attractiveness of destination Germany.