National Regulatory Control Council

Dr. Rainer Holtschneider

  • NKR member since 2016
  • Born in Hamm, Westphalia, on 17 March 1948
since 21 September 2016Member of the National Regulatory Control Council
2007 - 2016Freelance consultant and expert on constitutional affairs (delimitation of responsibilities between national and federal state authorities); clients included the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs as well as various Land governments (most recently: Hamburg)
2003 - 2007Advisor to the SPD parliamentary group in the German Bundestag and party chairman Franz Müntefering for the first Federalism Commission
1998 - 2002State Secretary at the Ministry of the Interior in Magdeburg (responsibilities included the regional and administrative reform)
1993 - 1998Head of the Departments of Alien Affairs and Construction at the Ministry of the Interior in Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein
1991 - 1993Assistant to Hans-Jochen Vogel (SPD parliamentary group) for the Joint Constitutional Commission
1990/1991Completion of doctorate (magna cum laude) at the University of Bremen on the effectiveness of legal standards
since late 1987Full Professor for Public and Constitutional Law at the Federal University of Applied Administrative Sciences
since 1980Teaching position at the Federal University of Applied Administrative Sciences, Cologne
1975 - 1980Federal Cartel Office, Berlin
1975Second State Examination in Hanover
1972 - 1975Traineeship in Bavaria and Lower Saxony
1972First State Examination in Marburg
1968-1972Study of Law in Münster and Marburg