Andreas Audretsch works as a deputy spokesman at the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth. Prior to this he was a spokesperson in the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy under Minister Sigmar Gabriel and worked for several Members of the German Parliament. His professional background is in Journalism. He has worked for Deutschlandradio, RBB and WDR, to name a few. Andreas Audretsch studied Politics, Journalism and Sociology and did his PhD at the Faculty of Economics and Social Science, University of Potsdam. His voluntary political engagement includes being a member of the board of the Bündnis90/Die Grünen party for the State of Berlin.