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Garrelt Duin

Garrelt Duin
State Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy of North Rhine-Westphalia
Assumed office
Member of the Bundestag
In office
2005 – 2012
Member of the European Parliament
In office
Personal details
Born (1968-04-02) 2 April 1968
Leer, Lower Saxony, West Germany
(now Germany)
Political party Social Democratic Party of Germany
Alma mater

Garrelt Duin (born 2 April 1968 in Leer, Lower Saxony) is a German politician.


  • Education 1
  • Career 2
  • Other activities 3
  • External links 4


  • 1987-1995: Studied law and Protestant theology at Bielefeld and Göttingen
  • 1995: First State law examination, Higher Regional Court, Hamm
  • 1998: Second State law examination, Higher Regional Court, Celle


In the negotiations to form a Grand Coalition following the 2013 federal elections, Duin was part of the SPD delegation in the working group on economic policy, led by Ilse Aigner and Hubertus Heil.

He is a member of the German-Russian Friendship Group set up by the German Bundesrat and the Russian Federation Council.

Other activities

  • NRW.BANK, Ex-Officio Member of the Supervisory Board
  • Germany Trade and Invest, Member of the Supervisory Board
  • Foundation for the Preservation of Industrial Monuments and Historical Culture, Member of the Board of Trustees
  • Forum for Future Energies, Member of the Board of Trustees
  • Christoph Metzelder Foundation, Member of the Board of Trustees
  • Stiftung Lebendige Stadt, Member of the Foundation Board
  • Norddeutscher Rundfunk, Member of the Broadcasting Board
  • ver.di, Member
  • Workers' Welfare Association (AWO), Member
  • Eurosolar, Member

External links

  • Official website
  • Garrelt DuinPersonal profile of in the European Parliament's database of members
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