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State Secretary Rainer Bomba
State Secretary Rainer Bomba

Source: BMVI

Academic background

1982 - 1983
Basic military service

1983 - 1987
Frankfurt/Main University of Applied Sciences
Mechanical engineering (degree in engineering)

1990 - 1995
Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main
Business administration / economics
(Degree in business administration and economics)
 

Professional background

1988 - 1990
Development engineer in the automotive supply industry

1991 - 1995
Human resources / telemarketing department (in parallel with his university studies) in a major mail order firm listed on the stock exchange

1996 - 1998
Assistant to the Management and Board of Directors of a chain of furniture stores

1998 - 2000
Head of the placement and counselling department at the Offenbach Employment Office

2000 - 2001
Desk officer for placement and counselling at the Hesse Regional Employment Office

2001 - 2002
Head of the placement and counselling department / Deputy Director of the Frankfurt Employment Office

2002 - 2003
Establishment of the Berlin representation of the Federal Employment Agency

2003 - 2004
Head of the placement and specialized placement division; Head of the section responsible for implementing procedures in the Agency and its regional offices; Control of the regional directorates in the headquarters of the Federal Employment Agency. During that time, project leader for the development and implementation of the new employment agencies

2004 - 2005
Managing Director Operational Business, at the same time deputy in case of absence of the Chairman of the Executive Board of the North Rhine-Westphalia regional directorate

2005 - 2007
Managing Director Operational Business, at the same time deputy in case of absence of the Chairman of the Executive Board of the Saxony-Anhalt-Thuringia regional directorate

2007 - 2009
Chairman of the Executive Board of the Bavaria regional directorate of the Federal Employment Agency

2009 - 2013
State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development 

Since 17 December 2013
State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure

Political career

1984
Joined the CDU Youth Organization (Junge Union - JU) where he held various functions including city branch chairman, press spokesman, deputy district branch chairman and deputy chairman of the JU's Rhine-Main regional branch; received the badge of honour of Junge Union Germany

Since 1985
Member of the CDU where he also held various functions such as city branch chairman and chairman of the CDU Parliamentary Group; performed different types of work in the CDU district executive

1997
Intra-party candidate for a seat in the German Bundestag as the successor of Dr. Alfred Dregger in his Fulda constituency