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I am originally from Premnitz in Havelland. In the neighbouring Rathenow I saw the light of day for the first time on 13.12.1985. I stayed there until the end of my school years. At the “Alexander-von-Humboldt” grammar school with its focus on natural sciences, I obtained my general qualification for university entrance in mathematics, politics, chemistry and German. In my old homeland I gained my first experiences in local politics, among other things in a steering committee for urban development, in the choice of a new city coat of arms and in the context of student participation committees.
I was drawn to the state of Bremen for my first degree. The choice between Bremerhaven and Bremen was easy for me. Bremerhaven is my adopted home. Close to the sea, full of life and with an interesting development. Since 2005 I have been living in Bremerhaven and have witnessed the further development of the city through the Havenwelten and the revival of the old citizens. In numerous activities for the Klimahaus Bremerhaven and the Alfred-Wegner-Institute for Polar and Marine Research, among others, I got to know Bremerhaven intensively from a tourist, economic and cultural point of view. I was engaged for my district within the framework of the municipal program “Wohnen in Nachbarschaften” (WiN) and was there several times spokesman of the district committee.
I am currently studying for a Bachelor of Law (LL.B), also known as a commercial lawyer. In this study, my main focus is on the economic view of households and their legal dimensions. This has also helped me in my work as a constituency employee of our member of the Bundestag for Bremerhaven Uwe Schmidt. Before that, I was employed by Uwe Beckmeyer, former Member of the Bundestag, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Economics and Energy. In addition, I worked as a technical and payroll supervisor at the Strohhalm youth welfare institution. I am currently supporting the Office for Local Labour Market Policy as coordinator in the implementation of the municipal promotion programme “Wohnen in Nachbarschaften”.
When I find time, I work as an independent consultant in the IT, telecommunications and social media sectors for medium-sized companies in Bremerhaven. My company is this way: Hörske EDV Dienstleistungen Since 2006 I have been a member of the SPD in Bremerhaven and hold numerous honorary offices and tasks here. The highlight so far has been winning the Wilhelm-Dröscher-Preis 2013 for our project “Roter Stadtrundgang.de” (see also Roter-Stadtrundgang.de or Wilhelm-Dröscher-Preis) I represent the SPD faction of the city council of Bremerhaven as an elected citizen in the youth welfare committee of the city.