Dr. Norbert Röttgen MdB


Member of the German Bundestag, and of the Foreign Affairs Committee

Dr. Norbert Röttgen is a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the German Bundestag. He served as Chairman of the Committee from 2014 until 2021. From 2009 to 2012, he was Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety. He has been a Member of the German Parliament since 1994. During his mandate Dr. Röttgen has fulfilled key functions within the Christian Democratic Party (CDU). Norbert, who is a lawyer by profession, holds a PhD in Law from Bonn University. Next to his position at Ditchley he is also the Co-Chair of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) and Board Member of various other institutions, such as the Atlantik-Brücke, Asia House, Club of Three, the Hertie School of Governance Berlin and the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP).

A Governor (2020-), The Ditchley Foundation.