Alexander Radwan

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Alexander Radwan
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Member of the Bundestag
Assumed office
2013
Member of the European Parliament
In office
1999 – 2008
Personal details
Born (1964-08-30) 30 August 1964 (age 52)
München, Bavaria, West Germany
(now Germany)
Nationality  Germany
Political party  German:
Christian Social Union
 EU:
European People's Party
Profession Lawyer

Alexander Gamal Radwan (born on 30 August 1964 in München) is a German politician.

Education[edit]

Career[edit]

  • since 1995: Lawyer
  • since 1996: Employed in industry
  • since 1998: Departmental manager of a company in the information and telecommunications sector
  • 1989-1994: District chairman of the Junge Union in Miesbach
  • 1994-1999: District Chairman of the Junge Union of Upper Bavaria
  • Member of local, district and regional executives of the CSU
  • District Chairman of the Upper Bavaria Small Business Union and Vice-Chairman for Bavaria
  • Member of the Miesbach District Council
  • since 1999: Member of the European Parliament

Member of the European Parliament, 1999–2008[edit]

Between 1999 and 2008, Radwan was a Member of the European Parliament for Bavaria with the Christian Social Union in Bavaria, Member of the Bureau of the European People's Party and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs.

He was a substitute for the Committee on Legal Affairs and a vice-chair of the Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries. Between 2004 and 2008, he was the EPP parliamentary group’s spokesperson on economic affairs.

Member of the Bavarian State Parliament, 2008–2013[edit]

In the 2008 Bavarian state elections, Radwan was elected to the Landtag of Bavaria. During his term in office, he served on the Committee on Budgetary and Finance Affairs as well as on the Committee on Federal and European Affairs. Within his parliamentary group, he was a member of the working group on defence policy.

In late 2012, Radwan and Ilse Aigner, who was about to leave national politics to run for state office, announced that they would switch electoral districts. As a consequence, Radwan took over Aigner’s district and ran for a seat in the Bundestag.[1]

Member of the German Bundestag, 2013–present[edit]

Radwan has been a member of the German Bundestag since the 2013 federal elections. He has since been serving on the Finance Committee, the Committee on Foreign Affairs and its Subcommittee on the United Nations, International Organizations and Globalization. In addition, he is a member of the parliament’s delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean.

Other activities[edit]

After serving as Of counsel with the Munich office of law firm GSK Stockmann + Kollegen until 2015, Radwan and former finance minister Theo Waigel joined Waigel Rechtsanwälte in 2016.[2]

In addition to his legal practice, Radwan holds the following positions::

  • German-Arab Friendship Association (DAFG), Member of the Board
  • Young Egyptian Economic Leaders (YEEL), Member of the Board of Trustees
  • German Red Cross (DRK), Member of the Presidium (until 2014)
  • University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim, Member of the Board of Trustees

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ulrike Heidenreich (December 3, 2012), "Ich geh' halt nicht damit hausieren" Süddeutsche Zeitung.
  2. ^ Christin Nünemann (January 15, 2016), Familiensache: Münchner GSK-Team macht sich selbstständig Juve.

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