Gottfried Ludewig

Director General
Digitalisation and Innovation, German Federal Ministry of Health

Dr. Ludewig is a German Politician and since April 2018 Director General Digitalisation and Innovation of the German Federal Ministry of Health. Between 2011-2018 he has been member of the Berlin Parliament. There he served as speaker for health policy with focus on digitalisation in healthcare. With his current position at the German Federal Ministry of Health he aims to promote digitalisation and innovation in healthcare for a better and more efficient health care for patients in Germany.

Dr Ludewig studied Economics at Berlin Technical University, where he also graduated with his Doctoral thesis on the Regulatory Framework of the German Health Insurance Sector. He has worked as Senior Consultant for Pricewaterhouse Coopers and was Federal Chairperson of the German Association of Christian Democrat Students (RCDS) from 2008 to 2010.