prof. Dr. siegfried balleis Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Prof. Dr. Siegfried Balleis

ATF Speaker, Special Commissioner of the Federal Government for Clean Air

Professor Dr. Siegfried Balleis has been the Federal Government’s Special Representative for the “Immediate Programme on Clean Air” since 2017.
After his studies and doctorate at the Economics Faculty of the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, he worked for four years in the field of transport and public clients at Siemens AG in Erlangen before he was elected Economic Officer of the City of Erlangen in 1988. From 1996-2014 he accompanied the office of Lord Mayor of the City of Erlangen.
During this time one of his main tasks was to develop the city of Erlangen into the federal capital of medical research, production and services.
Professor Balleis is honorary professor for political science at the FAU, lives in Erlangen and also works voluntarily for the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Dr. Gerd Müller in the field of municipal development cooperation.