Wogau, Dr. Karl von
born 18th July 1941 in Freiburg (Germany)
Studies in Law and Economics in Freiburg, Munich and Bonn.
Doctorate on the constitutional history of Vorderösterreich. Diploma Insead.
1971 - 1984 Manager at Sandoz Ltd. in Basel. Since 1984 partner
in the law firm Friedrich Graf von Westphalen & Partner in Freiburg.
Member of the European Parliament from 1979-2009. In
1984 author of the parliamentary report launching the Internal Market Programme.
1994-1999 Chairman of the European Parliament´s
Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs and Industrial Policy. Spokesman for
the European Parliament at the Extraordinary Plenary Meeting of the European
Parliament on 2 May 1998 concerning the introduction of the Euro.
2004-2009 Chairman of the Subcommittee in
the European Parliament on Security and Defence. Substitute Member in the
Committee on Foreign Affairs; Member in the Delegation for relations with NATO.
Member of the Special Committee of the European Parliament regarding access to sensitive
information on European Security and Defence issues.
Secretary General of the Kangaroo Group
Founding member of the Freiburg Institute for Market Economy and Security
Honorary Member of the European Parliament