Vice Pres­i­dent Dr. Wil­helm Es­chweil­er

Dr. Wilhelm Eschweiler, Vizepräsident der BundesnetzagenturDr. Wilhelm Eschweiler, Vizepräsident der Bundesnetzagentur

Dr. Eschweiler took up his service as one of the two vice presidents of the Bundesnetzagentur on 1 May 2014. His responsibility includes telecommunications and rail. Prior to that, he was responsible for the European ICT policy in the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy, where he served as head of unit from 2007 until April 2014. From 2002 until 2006 he was head of unit for international telecoms and postal services policy.


Curriculum vitae

Dr. Wilhelm Eschweiler
Born 1962 in Eschweiler, married, one child


Work history

Since May 2014 Vice president of the Bundesnetzagentur

From 1998
Federal Ministry of Economics

2007 until 2014 Head of unit for European ICT policy
2002 until 2006 Head of unit for international telecommunication and postal services policy
1998 until 2002 Advisor in the unit for policy of regulation

1995 until 1997
Advisor to the Federal Minister Dr. Wolfgang Bötsch

Mandatory secondment, European Commission, Brussels (Directorate General for Information Society and Media, now DG Connect)

Federal Ministry of Post and Telecommunication (Legal Advisor)



1. and 2. state exam in law, Universität Bonn, 2 terms abroad at Université de Lausanne, doctorate with Prof. Dr. jur. Günter Kohlmann

Abitur, Municipal High School Eschweiler


Date of modification: 2014.05.01