METRO AG Wholesale & Food Specialist Company
Head of Western Europe & EU Affairs
Maria Heider started her professional career in 1983 working for The Greens in the Bundestag. In 1998 she changed to the Federal Ministry of Finance where she was spokesperson for some time but also worked in Brussels for four years in EU Institutions and at the National Academy for Security Policy in Berlin (BAKS). Since 2015 Maria Heider is working for METRO AG Wholesale & Food Specialist Company, Corporate Communications and Public Policy.
Christoph Moosbauer is Managing Director for Public Affairs & Corporate Communication at MSL Germany. After a commercial apprenticeship as a bookseller he studied political sciences in Munich. He gained political experience as a senior staffer in the Bavarian Landtag before he was elected to the German Bundestag in 1998 for the SPD. In 2004 he joined Concilius as a strategy consultant, until he joined MSL Germany.
Dr. Klaus Schüler
Dr. Klaus Schüler is Federal Director of the CDU. He is one of Germany’s most experienced political managers, strategists and campaign experts. Schüler held executive positions in the CDU under the chairmanship of Helmut Kohl, Wolfgang Schäuble and Angela Merkel and chairs the “Campaign Managers Committee” of the International Democrat Union (IDU).