Peter Ramsauer has been Federal Minister of Transport, Building and Urban Development since October 2009. He is also Deputy Party Leader of the Christian Social Union (CSU).
Dr. Ramsauer has been a directly elected Member of the German Bundestag for the constituency of Traunstein/Berchtesgadener Land since 1990. Between 2005 and 2009, he was leader of the Group of CSU parliamentarians in the German Bundestag.
Dr. Ramsauer holds a Degree in Business Administration and a PhD in Governance and Public Policy from Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich.