Parliamentary State Secretary, Federal Ministry of Defence, Germany
Ralf Brauksiepe


Dr Ralf Brauksiepe has been Parliamentary State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry of Defence since 2013 and was previously Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. He was elected to the Bundestag in 1998 and has been Deputy Chairman of the Christian Democratic Party/Christian Social Union (CDU/CSU) parliamentary group of North Rhine-Westphalia since 2009. He is on the board of the German Foundation for Peace Research (DSF), the supervisory board of the Centre for International Peace Operations (ZIF) and the Executive Board of the German Atlantic Association.