Julia Verlinden
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Julia Verlinden in 2013
Member of the Bundestag
for Lower Saxony
Assumed office
24 October 2017
Personal details
Born (1979-01-18) 18 January 1979 (age 43)
Bergisch Gladbach, West Germany
(now Germany)
NationalityGerman
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.[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]

Since 2021, Verlinden has been serving as one her parliamentary group's deputy chairs, under the leadership of co-chairs Britta Haßelmann and Katharina Dröge.[5]

She contested Lüchow-Dannenberg – Lüneburg in 2013, 2017 and 2021.

Other activities

References

  1. ^ "Julia Verlinden | Abgeordnetenwatch". www.abgeordnetenwatch.de (in German). Retrieved 17 March 2020.
  2. ^ Bundestagsfraktion, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen. "Infos zur Person". Bundestagsfraktion Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (in German). Retrieved 17 March 2020.
  3. ^ "German Bundestag - Economic Affairs and Energy". German Bundestag. Retrieved 17 March 2020.
  4. ^ Bundestagsfraktion, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen. "Die fachpolitischen SprecherInnen". Bundestagsfraktion Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (in German). Retrieved 17 March 2020.
  5. ^ Grüne Bundestagsfraktion wählt Fraktionsvorstand Parliamentary Group of the Green Party, press release of 7 December 2021.
  6. ^ Parliamentary Advisory Board German Industry Initiative for Energy Efficiency (DENEFF).