Helmut Metzner M.A.

Born December 11th 1968

in Bamberg, Germany




Helmut Metzner

Schustehrusstraße 29

D 10585 Berlin, Germany


Phone: ++49 (0)30.34 38 99 35

Mobile: ++49 (0)176. 70 20 04 69








Since December 1st 2016


Managing Director of Free Democratic Party (FDP) Berlin, Spokesman 


Since February 1st 2011


Freelancing consultant for political communication


July 1st 2010 to December 8th 2010.


Head of the Party Chairman‘s Office

Head of International Relations at the Headquarters of the German liberals, the Freie Demokratische Partei (FDP, Free Democratic Party), Berlin


February 1st 2004 to June 30th 2010


Head of Strategy and Campaigning and International Officer at the Headquarters of FDP, Berlin, coordinating the FDP‘s contact to ELDR and LI, speaker at international events


October 1st 2000 to January 31st 2004


Personal assistant of the CEO of Friedrich Naumann Foundation


March 1st 2000 to September 30th 2000


Desk Officer Service at Liberales Institut (think tank) of Friedrich Naumann Foundation  


April 1st 1999 to February 1st 2000


Consultant and trainer for European Policy at the Academy Waldhaus Jakob of Friedrich Naumann Foundation, Konstanz


February 16th 1995 to March 31st 1999


Freelancing consultant and trainer for civic education






October 1st 1990 to February 15th 1995


Graduate as Magister Artium (Master of Arts, M.A.) in history

Academic studies of history, political science and philosophy of

Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen

Fellow of Friedrich Naumann Foundation


October 1st 1988 to September 30th 1990


Academic studies of history, political sciences and philosophy at

Otto-Friedrich-Universität, Bamberg







many essays, articles and comments in newspapers, the FDP‘s magazine „elde“ and other periodicals



Voluntary political engagement


since 2015


Board Member of the Hirschfeld Eddy Foundation (HES)


since 2015


Treasurer of the Gay and Lesbian Federation in Germany (LSVD)


since 2009


Board Member of the Gay and Lesbian Federation in Germany (LSVD)


since 2009


Deputy Chairman of Free Democratic Party (FDP) in Berlin Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf


1997 - 2000


Assessor in the FDP‘s board of Bavaria


1995 - 1997


Vice-president of FDP of Bavaria


1994 - 1999


Deputy Chairman of FDP of Oberfranken (Upper Franconia)


1995 - 1999


Chairman of FDP of Bamberg


1993 - 1995


Deputy Chairman of FDP of Bamberg



Candidature for several elections on local, regional an national level, 

e.g. candiate for the German Bundestag (1994 and 1998), candidate for the Bavarian Parliament (1988), Candidate for Berlin‘s Parliament (2001)




Cinema, concerts, cycling, opera, theater,