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Mittelstandsrat (SME Advisory Council) at KfW

The Mittelstandsrat (SME Advisory Council) specifies the state mandate of KfW Mittelstandsbank. It deliberates and takes decisions on proposals for the promotion of small- and medium-sized enterprises, taking into consideration the overall business planning of the institution.

Chair of the SME Advisory Council:

Peter Altmaier
Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy

Deputy Chairman:

Olaf Scholz
Federal Minister of Finance

Further members are:

Marco Wanderwitz
Federal Government Commissioner for the New Federal States
Parliamentary State Secretary
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Rita Schwarzelühr-Sutter
Parliamentary State Secretary
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety

Katrin Schütz
State Secretary
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of
Baden-Württemberg

  • Alternate Members:
    Valentina Kerst
    State Secretary
    Ministry of Economy, Science and Digital Society
    Thuringia

    Dr Sebastian Wilckens
    Ministry of Economic Affairs, Transport, Employment, Technology and Tourism
    Schleswig-Holstein

Roland Weigert
State Secretary
Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy

  • Alternate Members:
    Valentina Kerst
    State Secretary
    Ministry of Economy, Science and Digital Society
    Thuringia

    Dr Sebastian Wilckens
    Ministry of Economic Affairs, Transport, Employment, Technology and Tourism
    Schleswig-Holstein

Rita Schutt
Deputy Director General
Federal Ministry of Finance

Dr Sabine Hepperle
Head of the Directorate
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Dr Matthias Koehler
Deputy Director General
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Udo Neuhäußer
Head of Division
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Stefanie Fröhling
Head of Division
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

As of August 2020

Contact

KfW Group

Palmengartenstrasse 5-9

60325 Frankfurt am Main

Germany

Phone

+49 69 74 31 0

Fax

+49 69 74 31 29 44

eMail

info@kfw.de
Mission and tasks

Law Concerning KfW and KfW Bylaws.

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