Julia Verlinden
Julia Verlinden in 2013
Member of the Bundestag
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1979-01-18) 18 January 1979 (age 41)
Bergisch Gladbach, West Germany
(now Germany)
Political partyGreens
Alma materUniversity of Lüneburg

Julia Verlinden (born 18 January 1979) is a German politician of the Alliance 90/The Greens who has been serving as a member of the Bundestag from the state of Lower Saxony since 2017.[1]

Early life and career

Verlinden grew up near Cologne. She studied environmental sciences at the University of Lüneburg from 1998 to 2005 and graduated with a diploma. From 2006 to December 2012 she was a research associate at the Federal Environment Agency (UBA) in Dessau. From January 2013 until she moved to the Bundestag in October 2013, she headed the Energy Efficiency Division at the Federal Environment Agency.

Political career

Verlinden became a member of the Bundestag in the 2017 German federal election, representing the Lüchow-Dannenberg – Lüneburg district.[2] In parliament, she is a member of the Committee for Economic Affairs and Energy.[3] She serves as her parliamentary group's spokesperson for energy policy.[4]

Other activities


  1. ^ "Julia Verlinden | Abgeordnetenwatch". www.abgeordnetenwatch.de (in German). Retrieved 2020-03-17.
  2. ^ Bundestagsfraktion, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen. "Infos zur Person". Bundestagsfraktion Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (in German). Retrieved 2020-03-17.
  3. ^ "German Bundestag - Economic Affairs and Energy". German Bundestag. Retrieved 2020-03-17.
  4. ^ Bundestagsfraktion, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen. "Die fachpolitischen SprecherInnen". Bundestagsfraktion Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (in German). Retrieved 2020-03-17.
  5. ^ Parliamentary Advisory Board German Industry Initiative for Energy Efficiency (DENEFF).