Ulrich Kelber in 2014
|Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information|
|Assumed office |
7 January 2019
|Preceded by||Andrea Voßhoff|
|Member of the Bundestag|
1 September 2000 – 6 January 2019
|Born||29 March 1968|
|Alma mater||University of Bonn|
Ulrich Wolfgang Kelber (born 29 March 1968) is a German politician (SPD) who serves as the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information since 7 January 2019. From 2000 to 2019, Kelber has been a member of the Bundestag.
Kelber became a member of the SPD in 1985 and was the local party chairman in Bonn from 2001 to 2008, and a member of the SPD executuve board 2009 to 2011.
He became a member of the Bundestag on 1 September 2000, replacing Rudolf Dreßler who left. He won re-election as directly elected member for the constituency of Bonn in each of the elections from 2002 to 2017. Kelber was elected to become Federal Commissioner for Data Protection in 2018 and took up the office on 7 January 2019 after giving up his Bundestag seat.
- "Deutscher Bundestag - Ulrich Kelber". Deutscher Bundestag (in German). Retrieved 6 October 2019.
- "Ulrich Kelber named Germany's new federal data protection commissioner". Retrieved 6 October 2019.
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