Helmut Metzner M.A.

Born December 11th 1968

in Bamberg, Germany

 

 

Address:

Helmut Metzner

Schustehrusstraße 29

D 10585 Berlin, Germany

 

Phone: ++49 (0)30.34 38 99 35

Mobile: ++49 (0)176. 70 20 04 69

 

metzner@polifaktur.de

www.polifaktur.de

 

 

Profession

 

Since December 1st 2016

 

Managing Director of Free Democratic Party (FDP) Berlin, Spokesman 

 

Since February 1st 2011

 

Freelancing consultant for political communication

 

July 1st 2010 to December 8th 2010.

 

Head of the Party Chairman‘s Office

Head of International Relations at the Headquarters of the German liberals, the Freie Demokratische Partei (FDP, Free Democratic Party), Berlin

 

February 1st 2004 to June 30th 2010

 

Head of Strategy and Campaigning and International Officer at the Headquarters of FDP, Berlin, coordinating the FDP‘s contact to ELDR and LI, speaker at international events

 

October 1st 2000 to January 31st 2004

 

Personal assistant of the CEO of Friedrich Naumann Foundation

 

March 1st 2000 to September 30th 2000

 

Desk Officer Service at Liberales Institut (think tank) of Friedrich Naumann Foundation  

 

April 1st 1999 to February 1st 2000

 

Consultant and trainer for European Policy at the Academy Waldhaus Jakob of Friedrich Naumann Foundation, Konstanz

 

February 16th 1995 to March 31st 1999

 

Freelancing consultant and trainer for civic education

 

 

 

Education

 

October 1st 1990 to February 15th 1995

 

Graduate as Magister Artium (Master of Arts, M.A.) in history

Academic studies of history, political science and philosophy of

Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen

Fellow of Friedrich Naumann Foundation

 

October 1st 1988 to September 30th 1990

 

Academic studies of history, political sciences and philosophy at

Otto-Friedrich-Universität, Bamberg

 

 

 

 

Publications

 

many essays, articles and comments in newspapers, the FDP‘s magazine „elde“ and other periodicals

 

 

Voluntary political engagement

 

since 2015

 

Board Member of the Hirschfeld Eddy Foundation (HES)

 

since 2015

 

Treasurer of the Gay and Lesbian Federation in Germany (LSVD)

 

since 2009

 

Board Member of the Gay and Lesbian Federation in Germany (LSVD)

 

since 2009

 

Deputy Chairman of Free Democratic Party (FDP) in Berlin Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf

 

1997 - 2000

 

Assessor in the FDP‘s board of Bavaria

 

1995 - 1997

 

Vice-president of FDP of Bavaria

 

1994 - 1999

 

Deputy Chairman of FDP of Oberfranken (Upper Franconia)

 

1995 - 1999

 

Chairman of FDP of Bamberg

 

1993 - 1995

 

Deputy Chairman of FDP of Bamberg

 

 

Candidature for several elections on local, regional an national level, 

e.g. candiate for the German Bundestag (1994 and 1998), candidate for the Bavarian Parliament (1988), Candidate for Berlin‘s Parliament (2001)

 

Hobbies

 

Cinema, concerts, cycling, opera, theater,