Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum.
He received a PhD from Hannover Medical School and was trained as a Medical Specialist and as a Medical Officer in Bundeswehr.
Rösler was Former Vice-Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, Federal Minister of Economics and Technology, and Federal Chairman of the Free Democratic Party (FDP).
He worked several years as Parliamentary Group Chairman and Minister of Economics, Labour and Transport of the state of Lower Saxony. Until May 2011, he was Minister of Health of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Rösler was born in Khánh Hung, Ba Xuyên Province, in South Vietnam (now Sóc Trăng Province, Vietnam). Rösler was the first cabinet minister of Asian background in Germany.
Philipp Rösler will speak in the session 2 “The Future of Globalization”.