former Minister of State, President of FFA
Prof. Dr. H. C. Bernd Neumann, former Minister of State, is President of the German Federal Film Board (FFA) since February 2014. Previously, he served from 2005 to 2013 as the State Minister for Culture and the Media. From 1991 to 1994 Neumann was Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Research and Technology and from 1994 to 1998 the Federal Minister for Education, Science, Research and Technology.
1987 to 2013 Neumann was a member of the German Bundestag, and there from 1998-2005 Spokesman of the CDU / CSU Parliamentary Group in the Committee on Cultural and Media Affairs. Neumann was a member from 1971 to 1987 the Bremen City Parliament, from 1973 the chairman of the CDU parliamentary group. 1979 to 2008, he was state chairman of the CDU Bremen.
Since March 2006, Bernd Neumann is the federal representative of the ZDF administration board.