National Regulatory Control Council

Dr. Johannes Ludewig

Former Chairman of the Board of Management of Deutsche Bahn AG, State Secretary (ret.)

  • Chairman of the National Regulatory Control Council
  • Born in Hamburg on 6 July 1945, Roman Catholic, married with three children



since September 2006Chairman of the National Regulatory Control Council
since 2007Member of the European Commission High Level Group of Independent Stakeholders on Administrative Burdens
05/02–12/11Executive Director of the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), Brussels
2000–2002Managing Director, Ludewig Consulting
1997-1999Chairman of the Board of Management of Deutsche Bahn AG
1995-1997State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Economics and Federal Government Commissioner for the New German Länder
1983 -1994Federal Chancellery; since 1991 Director-General for Economic and Financial Policy and "Coordinator for the New German Länder"
1975-1983Employed at the Federal Ministry of Economics, focusing on energy and economic policy issues
1973-1974École Nationale d‘Administration (ÉNA), Paris, France
1972-1973University of Hamburg (PhD graduation)
1971-1972Stanford University, California, USA (Industrial Engineering)
1967-1971Studies of Economic Sciences, Hamburg
1965Graduation from higher secondary school, Aloisiuskolleg, Bonn-Bad Godesberg