On 27th January, 2018, Annalena Baerbock was elected Chairwoman of the Green Party of Germany. She has been a member of the German Bundestag since 2013 and, in the current election period of 2017-2021, is a deputy member of the Committee on Family, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth as well as a deputy member of the Committee on Economic Affairs and Energy. After the federal elections of 2017, she was member of the exploratory talks between the Green Party, CDU/CSU and FDP.
In the election period 2013-2017, Annalena Baerbock served as Spokesperson for Climate Policy of the Green Parliamentary Group and deputy member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe as well as member of the Parliamentary Advisory Council of the German Renewable Energy Federation (BEE).
Annalena Baerbock was a member of the Party Council of the Green Party of Germany from 2012 to 2015. Additionally, she served as Board Member of the European Green Party (2009-2012).
Before her mandate in the Bundestag, Annalena Baerbock was Chairwoman of the Green Party of Brandenburg (2009-2013). She worked as Political Advisor on Foreign and Security Policies for the Green Parliamentary Group in the Bundestag (2008-2009) and parliamentary advisor to MEP Elisabeth Schroedter (2005-2008).
Annalena Baerbock graduated from the London School of Economics (LSE) in 2005. She holds a LL.M in Public International Law.
Born on 15 December 1980 south of Hannover, Annalena Baerbock now lives in Potsdam with her husband and their two daughters.