Dr. Thomas Schäfer

Hessian Minister of Finance

Dr. Thomas Schäfer

Hessian Minister of Finance

Biography

 

Listen to the Minister of Finance of the State of Hessen, Dr Thomas Schäfer, MdL. Throughout his political career for the CDU on the municipal, state and federal level, including positions as Chairman of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Finance and Deputy Chairman of the Bundesrat, he shaped the finance policies of the future and – over the past nine years – developed Hessen as one of the leading and financially most prosperous states within Germany. Having studied law at the Phillips University in Marburg, where he was also awarded his Doctorate degree, he lectured at the Deutsche-Angestellten-Akademie (DAA), inspiring his students.