Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Union of Germany
Treasurer, CDU-East; District Parliament Representative, Cottbus, 1980-1985. Representative, District Assembly, Berlin, Friedrichshain. District Councillor for Finance and Prizes, Berlin-Friedrichshain.
1987-1990; Secretary of State and Managing Minister, federal Finance Ministry, Berlin. Bank clerk; worked at Savings Bank, then Chief Employee, German Issuing Bank and of National Bank of Deutsche Demokratische Republik.