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

July 2021 - present

President of the Workers’ Welfare Association, Bremen district

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