Minister

Curriculum vitae

Franz Untersteller

  • Minister für Umwelt, Klima und Energiewirtschaft Franz Untersteller (Quelle: Umweltministerium/KD Busch)

Member of the State Parliament

Minister of the Environment, Climate Protection and the Energy 
Sector Baden-Wuerttemberg

Born on 4 April 1957 in Ensheim (Saarland); Catholic and married; two adult children

Education and career

1977 Secondary school: commercial high school in Saarbrücken (high school graduation)
1978 Degree programme at Nürtingen-Geislingen University, Department of Landscape Planning. Degree (Dipl. Ing.) received in 1982
1981 Employee at the Öko-Institut (Institute for Applied Ecology), Freiburg
1982 Research fellowship from the Carl Duisberg Society. Participation in a project of the Colombian Environment Ministry in the Cauca region
1983 – 2006 Adviser on environmental and energy policy for the Green Parliamentary Group in the Baden-Württemberg state parliament
seit 2006 Member of the Green Parliamentary Group in the Baden-Württemberg state parliament
2006 – 2011 Deputy chairman of the Green Parliamentary Group in the Baden-Württemberg state parliament
since May 2011 Minister of the Environment, Climate Protection and Energy Sector Baden-Württemberg

Memberships

Member of the Green Party since 1983
Öko-Institut e.V.: Unpaid member of the board from 2002 to March 2011
TTF Neckarhausen e.V. Active player and member of the board
Plan International e.V. : Sponsorship in Ecuador
Heinrich Böll Foundation
Europa-Union Deutschland (EUD), Landesverband Baden-Württemberg e.V.
Hochschulbund der Hochschule f. Wirtschaft u. Umwelt, Nürtingen
PKC Ehemalige Synagoge Freudental e.V.
Verein der Freunde u. Förderer der Wilhelma e.V.: honorary board member


Mandates for the government in supervised enterprises or trading companies who have to form legally a supervisory board

Member of the Supervisory Board of the State Bank of Baden-Württemberg (L-Bank)


Other mandates for the government

Member of the Supervisory Board of the e-mobil BW GmbH
Member of the Supervisory Board of the Leichtbau BW GmbH


Memberships/ activities as a representative of the state government or by virtue of office

Chairman of the Administrative Board of the State Agency for Environment, Measurements and Nature Conservation Baden-Württemberg (LUBW)
Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Nature and Environmental Protection
Member of the Advisory Board of the Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway


Membership as a Member of Parliament

Member of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Development and Cooperation


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