Rösler, Philipp - from South Vietnam | Germany

ID: 302345
Organization: WEF
Country of meeting: in the year 2015-16

German medical doctor and former politician who served as Federal Minister of Economics and Technology and Vice Chancellor of Germany from 2011 to 2013.

Rösler was also Chairman of the liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) from 2011 to 2013. Following the 2013 federal election in which the FDP left the Bundestag, he announced his resignation from the chairmanship. Born in Vietnam, Rösler was the first cabinet minister of Asian background in Germany. Before entering politics, Rösler was a cardiothoracic surgeon.


Activities in the Orangization:
Managing Board, Head of the Centre for Regional Strategies