The Hon. Norbert Lammert
Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert, born in 1948 in Bochum has been Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung since January 2018. He has actively participated in German politics for over almost four decades and helped in shaping important offices. For twelve years, he was President of the German Bundestag, of which he was a member between 1980 and 2017. In the governments of Helmut Kohl, he served as Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministries of Education and Science, Economic Affairs and then Transport as well as Federal Government Coordinator of Aerospace Policy. In 2003, Lammert was awarded a lectureship for political science at the Ruhr University Bochum, which appointed him honorary professor in 2008. His numerous publications deal with social, economic and cultural policy issues.