Dr Peter Tauber
Parliamentary State Secretary Tauber supports the Minister of Defence in parliamentary and political tasks relating to the work of the Directorates-General for Equipment, for Cyber and Information Technology, for Legal Affairs, for Personnel, and for Infrastructure, Environmental Protection and Services. He represents the Minister of Defence in the relevant committees of the German Bundestag, particularly in the Defence Committee.
Biography of Dr Peter Tauber
Born 22 August 1974 in Frankfurt/Main; Protestant; single.
1981 to 1987 attended school in Hanover; 1987 to 1991 Friedrich-August-Genth-Schule Wächtersbach; 1991 to 1994 Grimmelshausen Gymnasium Gelnhausen (general qualification for university entrance); 1995 to 1996 military service; 1998 promoted to reserve NCO; 2011 promoted to reserve lieutenant; 2019 promoted to reserve captain; 1994 to 2000 studied Medieval and Modern History, German Literature and Political Science and obtained an M.A. with distinction; Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung scholarship holder.
2000 to 2001 research fellow at Collaborative Research Centre 435, "The Culture of Knowledge and Social Change", Goethe University Frankfurt; 2001 to 2003 regional manager of the Junge Union (CDU/CSU youth wing) in Hesse; 2003 to 2004 personal assistant to Karin Wolff, Minister of Education of Hesse; 2004 to 2007 doctoral studies under Prof. Lothar Gall, History Department, Goethe University Frankfurt; 2007 to 2009 press officer of Deutsche Vermögensberatung AG in Frankfurt/Main.
Since 1992 member of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU); 2003 to 2009 regional chairman of the Junge Union in Hesse; 1993 to 2007 Wächtersbach town councillor; since November 2005 district councillor in Main-Kinzig; since October 2009 member of the German Bundestag; December 2013 to February 2018 Secretary-General of the CDU; since 2018 Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Defence.
Board member of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e. V., Keltenwelt am Glauberg, Freundeskreis Yad Vashem e. V. and Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk e. V.;
Member of the Synod of the Regional Protestant Churches of Hesse Electorate-Waldeck,
of the Gelnhäuser Tafel and of the Bundeswehr Reservist Association;
Patron of the association Hand in Hand für schwerst- und krebskranke Kinder e. V.
Chairman of “Die Bundeswehr hilft Kindern weltweit e.V.“