National Regulatory Control Council

Wolf-Michael Catenhusen

State Secretary (ret.)

  • Born in Höxter on 13 July 1945, Protestant, married
since September 2006Member of the National Regulatory Control Council
since 2008Member of the German Ethics Council
2006-2011Chairman of the Nano Commission of the German Federal Government
2003-2005State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
seit 2003Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Stem Cell Network North Rhine-Westphalia
1998-2002Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
1994-1998Parliamentary Secretary of the Social Democratic Party's Bundestag parliamentary group
1987-1994Chairman of the Bundestag Committee on Research, Technology and Technology Assessment
1984-1987Chairman of the Bundestag Commission of Inquiry on "Opportunities and Risks of Genetic Engineering"
1980-2002Member of the German Bundestag from Münster
1977-1980Higher secondary school teacher at the Gymnasium Arnoldinum, Burgsteinfurt
1971-1972Research Assistant at the Institute for Comparative Urban History, University of Münster
1965-1971Studies of History, Latin and Social Sciences at the universities of Göttingen and Münster