| Angelika Niebler|
| 18 February 1963 (age 52)
Munich, Bavaria (1963-02-18) |
Christian Social Union
European People's Party
Michael Niebler (m. 1995)
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich,
University of Geneva,
University of Edinburgh
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, University of Edinburgh, University of Geneva
Angelika Niebler Wikipedia
Angelika Niebler (née Rupertseder; born 18 February 1963) is a German politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for Germany. She is a member of the Christian Social Union in Bavaria, part of the European People's Party.
1988: First state law examination
1991: Second state law examination
1992: Doctor of law, dissertation: Der Einsatz einer Expertensystemshell im Gesetzgebungsverfahren (English: "The use of expert systems in legislative procedure")
Niebler practiced with Lovells from 1991 to 1997 and – as Salary Partner – with Beiten Burkhardt from 1997 to 2004. From 2004 to 2015, she worked at Bird & Bird’s Munich office. In September 2015, she joined Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s Munich office as of counsel, where she supports the firm’s Media, Entertainment & Technology Group as well as the Privacy, Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection Group.
In addition to practicing law, Niebler has been a visiting lecturer on Intellectual / Industrial Property Rights (IPR) at the Munich University of Applied Sciences (HM) since August 2016.since 1995: Member of the Upper Bavaria CSU district executive (since 2011 under the leadership of Ilse Aigner)
since 1999: Chairman of the Women's Union of Upper Bavaria district and member of the Land executive of the Women's Union in Bavaria
since 1999: Congress delegate and member of the executive, European People's Party
since 1996: Member of Ebersberg district council
Since 1999, Niebler has been a Member of the European Parliament, where she has since served as the CDU/CSU Group parliamentary business manager in the EPP-ED Group at the European Parliament, and as member of the CDU/CSU Group and EPP-ED Group Executive.
Niebler sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, and its Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality. She is a substitute for the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection and a member of the Delegation for relations with the Gulf States, including Yemen. In addition, she serves as a member of the European Parliament Intergroup on the Digital Agenda; the European Parliament's Sky and Space Intergroup (SSI); and the European Parliament Intergroup on Biodiversity, Countryside, Hunting and Recreational Fisheries.
Between 2007 and 2009, Niebler served as chairwoman of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy; she was later replaced by Herbert Reul. In 2006, she was the author of the industry committee’s report on the seventh Framework Program for Research and Technological Development, totalling €50.5 billion. From 2010 to 2012, she led the European Parliament’s negotiations on overhauling European Union roaming regulations.
In early 2014, the CSU chose Niebler to be the party list’s number 2 for the 2014 European elections, following Markus Ferber. She later replaced Ferber as leader of the CSU MEPs after the party’s poor showing in the elections.
Ahead of the 2002 German federal election, Edmund Stoiber included Niebler in his shadow cabinet for the Christian Democrats’ campaign to unseat incumbent Gerhard Schröder as chancellor.
Niebler later was a CSU delegate to the Federal Convention for the purpose of electing the President of Germany in 2004, 2009, 2010 and 2012. In 2015, Bavaria's Minister President Horst Seehofer nominated her as one of his deputies in the office of CSU chairman, making her part of the party’s leadership.LVM Krankenversicherungs-AG, Member of the Supervisory Board (since 2015)
Bavarian Savings Banks Association, Member of the Advisory Board (since 2009)
Metabion International AG, Member of the Supervisory Board (since 2004)
Alfons Goppel Foundation, Member of the Board of Trustees
European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants, Patron
European Energy Forum (EEF), Member
European Internet Foundation, Member of the Steering Committee
German European Security Association (GESA), Founding Member
German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), Vice-President of the Council (since 2014)
German Women Lawyers Association (DJB), Member
Hanns Seidel Foundation, Member of the Board (since 2014)
Max Planck Society, Member of the Senate
Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Member of the Board of Trustees
Technische Universität München, Member of the Board of Trustees
ZDF, Member of the Television Board (2000-2016)
Bavarian Economic Council, Member of the Presidium (since 2008)
2017 – Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
2016 – Politico Europe's The 40 MEPs who actually matter in 2016
2011 – Bavarian Order of Merit
2010 – Bavarian Constitutional Medal in Silver
2008 – Medal for Extraordinary Merits for Bavaria in a United Europe