Alliance 90/The Greens
Born on 29 December 1952; two sons, three granddaughter.
Studied German language and literature, English language and literature, and history of art in Heidelberg, Edinburgh and Zaragoza.
Member of BUND / Friends of the Earth Germany, WWF, the Europa-Union (German section of the Union of European Federalists), Amnesty International, Greenpeace and various cultural and social organisations in Baden-Württemberg.
Member of The Greens since 1989; member of the executive committee of the Baden-Württemberg Land branch of Alliance 90/The Greens from 1995 to 1999 and from 2001 to 2013; chairwoman of the same committee from 2003 to 2005.
Member of the German Bundestag since 2005
Responsibility for issues relating to nuclear safety for the Alliance 90/The Greens parliamentary group
Membership of Bundestag bodies and parliamentary posts:
- Chairperson of the Committee on the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety
- Committee on the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety
- Committee on Education, Research and Technology Assessment
- Committee on Economic Affairs and Energy