Minister President, Federal State of Brandenburg, Germany
Dietmar Woidke


Dr Dietmar Woidke has been Minister President of Brandenburg since 2013 and was previously Minister of the Interior (2010–13) and Minister for Rural Development, the Environment and Consumer Protection (2004–09). He has been a member of the Brandenburg state parliament for the Social Democratic Party since 1994, including as Chairman of the parliamentary group. Since 2014 he has been the federal government’s Coordinator for German-Polish Intersocietal and Cross-border Cooperation. He has a doctorate in agriculture and began his career in industry as head of the scientific department at Sano-Mineralfutter.