Born on 15 September 1962 in Troisdorf, North Rhine-Westphalia.
Member of the German Bundestag since 2005
Since 29 November 2019
Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
1992 - 2005
Judge at a local court
1988 - 1992
Practical legal training
1987 - 1988
Administrative staff at the German Bundestag
1981 - 1986
Study of law at Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
In her capacity as Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Elisabeth Winkelmeier-Becker is acting as a political representative of the Federal Minister, in particular vis-à-vis the Bundestag and the parliamentary groups.
In her capacity as Federal Government Special Representative, she is also in charge of coordinating the implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Germany (D-EITI). She also represents the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy on the supervisory board of Deutsche Bahn AG.