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Sarah Ry­glews­ki,
Mem­ber of the Ger­man Bun­destag

Portrait of Sarah Ryglewski
Source:  German Bundestag / Inga Haar

Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Finance.

Supports the Minister in carrying out his government duties, particularly in the area of tax policy.

Born in Cologne, Germany, on 31 January 1983


Education and professional career


Joined the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD)


Graduated from secondary school (Georg-Büchner-Gymnasium) in Cologne

2002 - 2009

Degree (Diplom) in political sciences with geography, University of Bremen

2008 - 2012

Chair of the Bremen branch of the SPD’s youth organisation

2009 - 2011

Coordinator of a community programme ( Wohnen in Nachbarschaften ) in the Bremen districts of Osterfeuerberg and Woltmershausen

2010 - present

SPD deputy leader in Bremen

2011 - 2015

Member of the Bremen state parliament; full member of the gender equality committee (among other tasks)

2015 - present

Member of the German Bundestag; 18th legislative term: finance committee, petitions committee

2018 - 2019

Member of the finance committee and the legal affairs and consumer protection committee

2018 - present

Associate member of the SPD national executive committee

2018 - present

SPD parliamentary group spokesperson on consumer protection

Other memberships:

  • Member of the board of the association WIR-Neustadt-Bremen
  • Member of the trade union ver.di
  • Member of the Workers’ Welfare Association (Arbeiterwohlfahrt)
  • Member of the advisory board to the financial market watchdog