|Leader of Alliance 90/The Greens|
October 2013 – January 2018
Serving with Cem Özdemir
|Member of the Saarland State parliament|
March 2012 – November 2013
3 December 1965|
Quierschied, West Germany
|Political party||Alliance '90/The Greens|
Peter served as a Green Party delegate to the Federal Convention for the purpose of electing the President of Germany in 2017. In the unsuccessful negotiations to form a coalition government with the Christian Democrats – both the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU) – and the Free Democratic Party (FDP) following the 2017 national elections, Peter was part of the 14-member delegation of the Green Party.
Life after politics
- ZDF, Member of the Television Board
- Arte, Member of the Programme Advisory Board
- German Federation for the Environment and Nature Conservation (BUND)
- Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (NABU), Member
- German United Services Trade Union (ver.di), Member
Peter is the daughter of SPD politician Brunhilde Peter, who served as State minister and vice Minister-President under Oskar Lafontaine. Raised in Dillingen, Peter studied microbiology at Universität des Saarlandes in Saarbrücken and received a PhD.
After being editor-in-chief of Eurosolar, she was founding director of a state-supported communications agency promoting Renewable energies. Today, she is married and mother of one child and lives in Saarbrücken.
- SOL. "Simone Peter soll Saar-Umweltministerin werden".
- Simone Peter wird neue BEE-Präsidentin German Renewable Energy Federation (BEE), press release of February 21, 2018.
- Michael Bauchmüller (February 21, 2018), Simone Peter wird Lobbyistin Süddeutsche Zeitung.
- "Fraktion Bündnis 90/Die Grünen - Fraktion im Landtag des Saarlandes".
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