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Daniela Jansen

Supervisory Board member Daniela Jansen
  • Political Secretary at the IG Metall Executive Board

(as of February 1, 2020)

Personal data

Year of birth: 1977

Place of birth: Dortmund

Nationality: German

Apprenticeship/further education

1997 – 2002 Studied sociology, political science and communication/media science at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

2002 – 2005 Studies of Political Science, Sociology and Economic and Social History at the RWTH Aachen University
Degree: Magistra Artium


2005 – 2007 Research assistant to Karl Schultheis, Member of the State Parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia

2006 – 2012 Project Manager, Regional Agency Aachen, Region Aachen Zweckverband

  • Implementation of Regional Labor Market Policy of the State of NRW

2012 – 2017 Member of the State Parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia

  • Social legislation, long-term unemployment, training and qualification, professional recognition of international qualifications, reform of the nursing professions, inclusion

  • Economic and labor market aspects

  • Skilled workers, vocational training and continuing education, digitization processes in the skilled crafts sector

  • Professional equality, violence against women, women and digitalization

2018 – 2020 Project Leader at IG Metall Aachen-Düren-Stolberg

  • Electromobility project

Since March 2020 Political Secretary at the IG Metall Executive Board,
Representative for thyssenkrupp Group

  • Supervision of company committees, networking of trade union stakeholders

  • Project responsibility hydrogen: development of hydrogen strategy, project management

Membership of statutory Supervisory Boards in Germany

  • thyssenkrupp AG (since 2021) *)

Other board work and functions

Since 2007 Deputy Member of the Broadcasting Council of West German Broadcasting Cologne  (Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln, WDR)

*) Listed company