| Peter Altmaier |
|Born||18 June 1958|
|Alma mater||Saarland University|
|Member of||German Institute for International and Security Affairs|
German politician who was Head of the Chancellery 2013-2018.
Peter Altmaier is a German lawyer and CDU politician who served as Acting Minister of Finance from 2017 to 2018 and as Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy from 2018 to 2021. He previously served as Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety from May 2012 to December 2013 and Head of the German Chancellery and as Federal Minister for Special Affairs from December 2013 to March 2018. Altmaier is widely seen as one of Chancellor Angela Merkel's most trusted advisors.