BECOME A MEMBER
Mr. Knut Fleckenstein MEP
- Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs
- Substitute Member of the Committee on Transport and Tourism
- Substitute Member of the Subcommittee on Security and Defense
- Member of the European Affairs Committee of the SPD Executive (since 2008)
- Chair of the executive of the Bertini Prize Association, Hamburg (since 2007)
- Member of the executive of the Social Democratic Cultural Forum, Berlin (since 2007)
- Partner and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Ernst Deutsch Theatre Company, Hamburg
Knut Fleckenstein has been Member of the European Parliament since 2009 and was re-elected in 2014. He is currently serving on the Committee on Foreign Affairs and as Vice-President of the Bureau of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists & Democrats in the European Parliament.
Mr. Fleckenstein joined the German Social Democratic Party (SPD) in 1974. From 1994-2004 and since 2007, he has served as a member of the Hamburg executive of the SPD. Mr. Fleckenstein has also been a member of the European Affairs Committee of the SPD Executive since 2008. Previously, he was the Spokesman and Head of Protocol of the State Parliament of Hamburg, and the Spokesperson and Head of Cabinet of Vice Mayor, Head of European Affairs Department, in the State Government Hamburg. A proponent of cultural pursuits, Mr. Fleckenstein is a partner and chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Ernst Deutsch Theatre Company, in Hamburg. He has been a Member of the Executive of the Social Democratic Cultural Forum Berlin since 2007 and is also the Founding President and Member of the Board of the Cultural Forum Hamburg.