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Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)


Germany - Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands (Germany)

Date of birth : , Meschede

Curriculum vitae Peter LIESE

Original version : DE

Curriculum vitae   (The MEP is solely responsible for the information published)

Updated: 23/02/2015

Education (qualifications and diplomas)

  • 1985-1992 : University, Medicine: Graduated with the third state examination
  • 1993 : Doctor of Medicine

Professional career

  • 1992-1994 : Ward doctor, Paderborn children’s hospital
  • 1994-2002 : Doctor in general practice and internist

Political career

Offices held in a political party or national trade union

  • 1991-1997 : District Chair of the Junge Union Sauer/Siegland
  • 1997-... : Member of the Land executive of the CDU North Rhine-Westphalia
  • 2012-... : Member of the Federal Executive Committee of the CDU Germany

Offices held in local government bodies

  • 1989-1994 : Member of Bestwig local council

Offices held in the EU institutions

  • 1994-... : Member of the European Parliament
  • 2009-2014 : EPP-co-coordinator in the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 2014-... : EPP-coordinator in the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety


  • 'Großer Stutenkerl' award from the Westfalen-Lippe bakers' association for work to promote small business-friendly European legislation (2002). Cardinal Opilio Rossi Medal (award from the Consortium of Catholic Organisations in Austria) (2003). Energy Efficiency Visionary Award (international award from the Alliance to Save Energy – USA and EU and the European Alliance to Save Energy) (2011). MEP Award (2011).