Michael Kruse

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Michael Kruse, 2011

Michael Kruse (born December 30, 1983 in Hamburg ) is a German politician ( FDP ). From March 2015 to March 2020, Kruse was a member of the Hamburg Parliament .

Life and work

Kruse was born and raised in Hamburg. After graduating from the Johannes-Brahms-Gymnasium in Hamburg-Bramfeld, he studied economics at the University of Hamburg from 2003 to 2008 and at the University of Liverpool from 2005 to 2006 . After graduating with a degree in economics, Kruse worked as an independent management consultant in Hamburg and Berlin until 2011 . He has been doing this job again since he was elected to the Hamburg parliament in March 2015 and has also been the commercial director of the Heidelberg consulting company Cogitars GmbH since then. Kruse is single and has no children.


Kruse has been a member of the FDP since 2007 . From 2010 to 2012 he was a member of the National Board of Young Liberals . From 2011 to 2015, Kruse was parliamentary group leader of the FDP parliamentary group in the Hamburg parliament . In the 2015 state elections , Kruse was elected to the Hamburg citizenry in third place on the list of the FDP Hamburg . His constituency as a member of parliament includes the districts of Barmbek-Nord , Barmbek-Süd , Dulsberg , Hohenfelde and Uhlenhorst . As the parliamentary manager of the FDP parliamentary group, he was a member of the parliamentary group's executive committee and was the group’s economic policy spokesman. His topics were in particular the classic economic policy such as the port, handicrafts and industry as well as the strengthening of the Hamburg start-up scene. He was also responsible for the area of ​​public companies. Kruse was a member of the following committees: Committee on Economy, Innovation and Media, Committee on Public Enterprises, Committee on Environment and Energy, Health Committee, Data Protection Committee and European Committee. He was also a member of the City Council of Elders.

After the previous parliamentary group leader Katja Suding was elected to the German Bundestag in the 2017 general election, Kruse was elected chairman of the parliamentary group together with the previous deputy parliamentary group leader Anna-Elisabeth von Treuenfels-Frowein .

After the FDP failed to pass the five percent hurdle in the 2020 citizenship election , the Hamburg FDP parliamentary group disbanded and Kruse left the citizenship.

Web links

Commons : Michael Kruse  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ "Who's who: Startup AllStars" , on Hamburg Startups, accessed on August 20, 2017
  2. ^ "FDP parliamentary group elected unanimously " on www.liberale.de, accessed on May 10, 2015.
  3. Space in the Port of Hamburg is running out” , Hamburger Abendblatt , accessed on May 10, 2015.
  4. “Craftsmen without a parking space” , report on NDR television, accessed on May 10, 2015.
  5. ^ "12-point catalog: Strengthening Hamburg's economy" , at www.fdphamburg.de, accessed on May 10, 2015.
  6. "In harmony they blow the attack on Hamburg's SPD" on www.welt.de, accessed on November 12, 2017.
  7. Norddeutscher Rundfunk Hamburg: FDP below 5 percent , accessed on February 28, 2020