Andreas advises clients on policy, political and regulatory issues in Germany and Europe, he is based in Berlin. He is a former German Minister of State for European, Federal and Media Affairs and served as a member of national (Bundestag and Bundesrat) and state parliaments (in North Rhine Westphalia).
Beyond his career in politics, Andreas held leading executive positions in the private sector. Before joining Flint, he was Co-CEO of the Association of German Banks (BdB), working closely with German ministries, the Chancellery, the Parliaments and EU institutions. Before this, he was head of Regulatory and Competition Policy at Deutsche Telekom. Andreas started his career as spokesperson to former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl in the party headquarters.
Andreas is a licensed lawyer and serves on the Board of Trustees of public and private Universities and Think Tanks in Berlin and Bonn.