Minister for Labour, Social Affairs and Integration

Petra Grimm-Benne

Minister for Labour, Social Affairs and Integration
Minister Petra Grimm-Benne

Born in 1962 in Wuppertal, married, two children

Professional career

1991 Second state legal examination
1991 - 1995 Head of the Schönebeck District Law, Security and Order Office
1995 – 2009 Lawyer, specialising in administrative law
Since 2002 Member of the Landtag (state parliament)
1999 - 2006, since 2009 Member of the Schönebeck (Elbe) city council
2010 - 2016 Parliamentary director of the SPD parliamentary group in the Sachsen-Anhalt Landtag (state parliament)
Since 2016 Minister for Labour, Social Affairs and Integration
Since 2016 Deputy Minister President (state premier)

Social involvement

Since 1988 Member of the SPD
Since 1992 Chairperson of the Förderverein der Mitteldeutschen Kammerphilharmonie
2004 - 2006 Deputy chairperson of the Sachsen-Anhalt state workers’ welfare association (AWO)
2006 - 2016 Chairperson of the Sachsen-Anhalt state workers’ welfare association (AWO)
Since 2009 Chairperson of the municipal foundation council at the Sachsen-Anhalt state workers’ welfare association (AWO)
Since 2009 Member of the Central German Protestant regional church synod
2009 - 2016 Executive board member of the AWO e.V. federal committee

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