Member of the German Bundestag
Stefan LIEBICH is a representative of the Berlin district, Pankow/Prenzlauer Berg/Weißensee, in the German Bundestag since 2009. He is a member of the Committee of Foreign Affairs and spokesperson for Foreign Affairs for The Left in the parliament. He began his political career in 1990 when he became a member of the Party of Democratic Socialism (PDS) at the age of 18. In 1995, he was elected to the Berlin House of Representatives for the first time. After being re-elected in 1999 and 2001, he became chairman of the PDS Berlin. He led the Party of Democratic Socialism in Berlin to its first coalition with the Social Democratic Party (SPD), which governed successfully for ten years. Between 2002 and 2006, Mr. Liebich was the Group Chairman of the PDS in the House of Representatives and was re-elected to the House in 2006. He became a member of the party The Left (Die Linke) following the merger of the Party of Democratic Socialism (PDS) and the Electoral Alternative for Labour and Social Justice (WASG) in 2007. Born in Wismar in the German Democratic Republic in 1972, Mr. Liebich studied business economics with a focus on information systems at the Technische Fachhochschule Berlin.