Oliver Wittke

Minister for Building and Transport in NRW until 2009

Oliver Wittke studied Geography and Economics at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and graduated with a diploma in Geography. Shortly after Oliver Wittke found his entry into politics.

After having been Mayor of Gelsenkirchen from 1999 to 2004 the Vice Chairman of the CDU RUHR has been a member of Jürgen Rüttger’s “commission for the future” since 2004. The aim of the commission is to develop the government programme for 2005 – 2010.

From 2005 to 2009, Oliver Wittke was Minister for Building and Transport for the new state government NRW. Since June 2009, he is executive director of the Hellmich Group (Duisburg).

Read the whole interview