Permanent Secretary Ingmar Streese

Permanent Secretary Ingmar Streese
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Permanent Secretary for Transport

Born on 29th April 1964 in Bremen

Curriculum vitae


  • 1983

    Abitur in Schwanewede

  • 1983 – 1985

    Completed apprenticeship as gardener in Bad Zwischenahn

  • 1987 – 1992

    Studied Biology at University of Oldenburg and graduated with a diploma

Professional experience

  • 1993 – 1995

    Head of the European office of EuroNatur in Brussels

  • 1994 – 1995

    Adviser to MEP Undine Bloch von Blottnitz (the German Green Party) in Brussels

  • 1994 – 1995

    Adviser to the environmental federation Global 2000 in Vienna and Brussels

  • 1995 – 1998

    Researcher for MP Michaele Hustedt (the German Green Party) in Bonn

  • 1998 – 2000

    Representative of the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein in committees for environmental and forestry matters of the German Federal Council (Bundesrat)

  • 2000 – 2003

    Head of the minister’s office in the Ministry for the Environment, Nature and Forestry in Schleswig-Holstein

  • 2003 – 2006

    Head of the Department for Cabinet, Parliamentary and Protocol Matters in the Federal Ministry of Consumer Protection, Food and Agriculture in Berlin

  • 2006 – 2008

    First counsellor of embassy for food, agriculture and consumer protection at the German embassies in the United Kingdom and Ireland, in London and Dublin

  • 2008 – 2013

    Senior positions in the food multi-national Mars Incorporated, Brussels

  • 2013 – 2014

    Head of division in the Federal Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Berlin and Bonn

  • 2014 – 2018

    Head of section for consumer policy and member of senior management at the Federation of German Consumer Organisations (vzbv), Berlin. Represented vzbv as a member of the council of Agora Verkehrswende (an organisation that campaigns for the decarbonisation of transport)

  • From December 2018

    Permanent secretary at the Senate Department for the Environment, Transport and Climate Protection in Berlin


  • Alliance 90/The Green Party (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen)

  • WWF Germany

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Permanent Secretary Ingmar Streese

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