State Secretary Silke Krebs

Staatssekretärin Silke Krebs

Personal details

Silke Krebs was born on 23 March 1966 in Aschaffenburg, Bavaria. She is a mother of one. On 30 June 2022, she was appointed State Secretary for Economic Affairs, Industry, Climate Action and Energy in the state government of North Rhine-Westphalia.


September 2019 – June 2022: Deputy Treasurer at the office of the Senator for Finances in Bremen

April 2018 – September 2019: Executive assistant for political communication at the Greens Federal Parliamentary Party

April 2016 – April 2018: Self-employed communication and strategy consultant

2011 – 2018: Member of the supervisory board, EnBW AG

2011 – 2016: Minister in charge of the Premier’s Department of the State of Baden-Württemberg

2009 – 2011: Leader of the Green Party state branch for Baden-Württemberg

2008 – 2009: Executive assistant und public-relations manager with the Green Party group in the state parliament of Baden-Württemberg

1989 – 1994: City councillor in Freiburg, ex officio member of the supervisory board, Freiburger Verkehrs AG


2016 – 2017: Training as certified business coach, Steinbeis Hochschule, Berlin

1997 – 2000: Office manager training course, BBZ Maurer, Freiburg

1985 – 1989: Mineralogy studies at Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg