Minister for Climate Protection, Agriculture, Rural Areas and the Environment Dr. Till Backhaus

Minister for Climate Protection, Agriculture, Rural Areas and the Environment Dr. Till BackhausShow details
Minister for Climate Protection, Agriculture, Rural Areas and the Environment Dr. Till Backhaus

Minister for Climate Protection, Agriculture, Rural Areas and the Environment Dr. Till Backhaus

Minister for Climate Protection, Agriculture, Rural Areas and the Environment Dr. Till Backhaus

Personal details

 13.03.1959: Born in Neuhaus/Elbe

1966 - 1976: Attended secondary school in Neuhaus/Elbe

1976 - 1978: Qualification for university entrance and professional training as an agri-technician/machinery engineer in Schwechow (Landkreis Hagenow)

1978 - 1980: Military service

1980 - 1985: Degree at the University of Rostock, qualification as a graduate agricultural engineer specialising in plant production

1980 - 1990: Head of department in the Lübtheen agricultural co-operative (LPG)

1990: Member of the first freely elected People’s Chamber of the GDR

1990: Founding member of the SPD in Amt Neuhaus (Hagenow District), member of the SPD since this time

1990 - 1994: Member of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern State Parliament, chair of the agriculture committee from 1992

1994 - 1998: Member of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern State parliament, chair of the agriculture and nature conservation committee

1998: Again elected to Mecklenburg-Vorpommern State Parliament

1998 - 2006: Minister of Nutrition, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

2007 - 2016: Minister of Agriculture, the Environment and Consumer Protection Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

2001: Award of doctorate: Dr. rer. agr.

2003 - 2007: Chairman of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern SPD

2016 - 2021: Minister of Agriculture and the Environment Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

since 15.11.2021: Minister for Climate Protection, Agriculture, Rural Areas and the Environment Mecklenburg-Vorpommern