International Transport Forum

2012 Annual Summit / Seamless Transport:Making Connections



Klaus-Peter Siegloch

Bundesverband Der Deutschen Luftverkehrswirtschaft (BDL), Germany

A graduate of political & social sciences and economics from the University of Hamburg, Klaus-Peter Siegloch became one of Germany's leading political broadcasters. He covered the German reunification, anchored the main daily news programs of public broadcaster ZDF and spearheaded many of the ZDF’s top political programs. From 1995 to 1999 he headed the network’s Washington Studio as Chief Correspondent and served as ZDF Deputy Chief Editor from 2003 to 2007. In 2007 he returned to the US as Chief Correspondent, covering events such as the global financial crisis and the election of Barack Obama.

On retiring from his journalistic career 2011, Klaus-Peter Siegloch was appointed president of the newly established German Aviation Association, which represents Germany’s airlines, airports and related aviation businesses.