Markus PIEPER : Curriculum vitae 

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Curriculum vitae (The MEP is solely responsible for the information published)  
Updated: 30/04/2019 

Education (qualifications and diplomas) 

  • 1989 : Geographer
  • 2004 : Doctor of economic geography, specialising in changes in location factors

Professional career 

  • 1989-1994 : Project leader, Troje business and municipality consultancy, Hannoversch Münden
  • 1994-2004 : Chamber of Trade and Industry, Osnabrück (business manager)
  • 1995-2004 : Lecturer at the University of Osnabrück
  • 2004-... : Member of the European Parliament
  • 2013-... : Lecturer at the University of Münster (summer semester only)

Political career 

Offices held in a political party or national trade union  
  • 1998-2005 : Vice-Chair, Lower Saxony Industrial Safety Association
  • 2007 : Member, CDU regional executive, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • 2010 : District Vice-Chair, Steinfurt CDU
  • 2010 : Chair, Europe Committee, MIT Germany
  • 2017 : Board Member, Institute for Mining and Energy Law, Ruhr University, Bochum
Offices held in regional government bodies  
  • 2004 : Vice-Chair, German and European Policy Education Institute (DEPB), North Rhine-Westphalia
  • 2007 : Board Member, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine
  • 2016 : Member, Standing Committee for Political Responsibility of the Evangelical Church of Westphalia
Offices held in the EU institutions  
  • 2012 : Chair, parliamentary working group on SMEs of the CDU/CSU group in the European Parliament
  • 2014 : Spokesman of the SME Circle of the PPE Group in the European Parliament
  • 2017 : Parliamentary business manager of the CDU/CSU group in the European Parliament

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