Curriculum Vitae of Steffi Lemke

Bundesministerin Steffi Lemke

Born in Dessau on 19 January 1968; one child.

Professional history

Since December 2021 Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection
2013 to 2021 Parliamentary Secretary and Spokesperson for Nature Conservation of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (the Greens) parliamentary group
Member, Committee on the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
Since September 2013 Member of the Bundestag
2002 to 2013 Federal party manager of the Greens
1998 to 2002 Parliamentary Secretary of the Greens parliamentary group
Member of the Council of Elders
1994 to 2002 Member of the Bundestag
1993 to 1994 Parliamentary Secretary of the City Council group Bürger/Forum/Grüne in Dessau
1993 to 1994 Member of the Saxony-Anhalt Green party state executive committee
1989 Founding member of the Green party in the GDR
1988 to 1993 Study of agricultural sciences at Humboldt University, Berlin
1986 to 1988 Worked as a postal carrier
1984 to 1986 Training as an agricultural technician in a dairy
1974 to 1984 Attended Dessau polytechnical secondary school


  • Denkwerk Demokratie e.V., Berlin (volunteer member of the advisory board)
  • Heinrich Böll Stiftung Saxony-Anhalt e.V. (member)
  • German Parliamentary Association e.V. (member)
  • VorOrt e.V. (member)