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Mr. Gerold Reichenbach MP
Vice-Chairman of the Digital Agenda Commmittee
Member of the Special Committee according to Article 13 paragraph 6 of the German Constitution (inviolability of the home)
Member of the Committee on Internal Affairs
SPD rapporteur for data protection and privacy and for civil protection and disaster management
Member of the Deutsche Telecom Advisory Board on Data Protection
- Member of the Committee on Interior Affairs,
- Member of the Subcommittee "Citizen's Engagement",
- Substitute member to the Committee on Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid,
- Vice Chairman of the Study Commission on the Internet and Digital Society.
Mr. Reichenbach began his political career as a member of the German Social Democratic Party (SPD) in 1976. A teacher by training, Mr. Reichenbach held the position of Chairman of the SPD youth section of the county Groß-Gerau from 1980-1981. In 1995 he was elected as Member of the Land Parliament of Hesse and sat on the Agriculture and the Environment and the Economics and Transport Committees. He was the spokesman on housing and urban development of the SPD parliamentary group in the Land Parliament of Hesse.
He has been a member of the German Bundestag since 2002 and is currently vice-chairman of the digital agenda committee.
From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Reichenbach was serving on the Committee on Internal Affairs, the Subcommittee on Civic Activities and as a substitute member to the Committee on Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid. Additionally he was the Vice Chairman of the Study Commission on the Internet and Digital Society, SPD rapporteur for data protection and privacy and for civil protection and disaster management.
Mr. Reichenbach has been a member of the Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW) since 1976 and chairman of the Hesse branch of the THW association since 1998. He has participated in several national and international disaster relief missions including those in Costa Rica, Turkey, Russia, Bosnia, Albania, and Mozambique.
Since 2010, Mr. Reichenbach has been serving as Chairman of the German Committee for Disaster Reduction (DKKV) - the national platform of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR).