State Minister Ilse Aigner

State Minister Ilse Aigner

Ilse Aigner
Bavarian State Minister of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology
Deputy Minister-President of Bavaria
since 10.10.2013

 

Personal

    • born on 7 December 1964 in Feldkirchen-Westerham.
    • roman-catholic
    • electrical technician

    Education and professional career

    • 1981: Intermediate school leaving certificate from the Wilhelm Leibl intermediate secondary school in Bad Aibling
    • 1981 – 1985: Vocational training as a radio and TV technician culminating in a journeyman’s certificate
    • 1985 – 1988: Professional experience in her parents' electrical business
      1988 – 1990: Specialised technical college, qualification as a state-certified electrical technician
    • 1990 – 1994: Development of system electronics for helicopters at eurocopter
    • Since October 2013: Bavarian State Minister of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology and Deputy Minister-President of Bavaria

    Political mandates

    Federal level

    • 1998-2013: Member of the Federal German Parliament (Deutscher Bundestag) directly elected in Federal Constituency 224 (formerly 225, district of Starnberg)
    • 1998-2002: CDU/CSU Spokesperson in the Study Commission on the Future of Civic Activities, member at the Committee on Education, Research and Technology Assessment and Secretary at plenary sittings of the Bundestag
    • 2002-2005: Deputy Chair of the CSU Group and member of the Budget Committee
    • 2005-2008: Chair of the Working Group on Education and Research, spokesperson of the CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group in the Committee on Education, Research and Technology Assessment and member in the Executive Committee of the Parliamentary Group
    • 2008 bis 2013: Federal Minister of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection

    State level

    • 1994 bis 1998: Member of the Land Parliament of Bavaria and thus in the Committee on Education, Youth and Sport, the Committee on Submissions and Complaints and the Advisory Council on Sport
    • Since 2013 again Member of the Land Parliament of Bavaria

    Offices on local level

    • 1990 bis 1998: Member of the Local Council of Feldkirchen-Westerham
    • 1990 bis 1999: Member of the District Council of Rosenheim
    • 1990 bis 1998: Member of the District Committee of the district of Rosenheim

    Functions in the CSU

    • Since 1985: Member of the CSU
    • Since 1995: Member of the Executive Committee and of the District Executive Committee of Upper Bavaria
    • Since1999: Deputy Chair of the diDistrict Executive Committee of Upper Bavaria
    • Since 2007: Secretary/Member of the Presidium of the CSU and CSU Women’s Union: co-opted member of the Land Executive C
    • Since 2011: Chair of the District Executive Committee of Upper Bavaria

    Honorary positions 

    • Since 1995: Vice President of the federal association Upper Bavaria Bund Deutscher Karneval e.V.
    • Since 2004: Member of the board of Trustees of the Deutsches Museum in Munich
    • 2001-2009: Chairwoman of the Water Rescue department of the Bavarian Red Cross
    • Since 2009: Chairwoman of the Development Association of Caritas Kinderdorf Ischernberg