State Secretary, BMWi
Matthias Machnig started his professional political career in 1989 as deputy head of division for research in technology and technology assessment and soon after, became the deputy head of division at the SPD parliamentary group in 1991.
After several other high ranking positions, Machnig became State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing from 1998-1999. From there, he developed his career and became SPD Federal Manager, State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety and later on, SPD campaign manager for the European elections 2014.
Since October 6th, 2014 Machnig holds the position of State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.