Was Visiting Fellow at Das Progressive Zentrum in the project Legitimation and Self-Efficacy: Future Impulses for Party Democracy from 2014 to 2015. Peter Gottwald is a fully qualified lawyer and doctoral candidate in political science at Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf. Peter Gottwald studied law in Cologne. After his second state law examination, he worked in tax law in law firms and corporate tax departments and in the conception of public-private partnerships. From 1984 to 1991 and from 2009 to 2014, he was a municipal elected official. Peter Gottwald is also a member of various civil society organizations, including Transparency Germany.
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