Thomas Silberhorn

Parliamentary State Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Germany

In 2018, Thomas Silberhorn was appointed Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Defence. From 2014 to 2018, he served as Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. Thomas Silberhorn has been a Member of the German Bundestag since 2002. At the Federal Ministry of Defence, his responsibilities include equipment and international armaments policy as well as military planning, budgetary affairs and the real estate management of the Bundeswehr. Thomas Silberhorn is a lawyer. After his second state examination, he worked as a research assistant at the University of Bayreuth from 1994. In 2001, he took up work as a lawyer in Munich and Berlin.