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Christian Hoffmann has been President of the Federal Office for Goods Transport (BAG) since 16 august 2022.

Statement by the agency’s management


"Beginning as the ‘Bundesanstalt für den Güterfernverkehr’ founded in 1952, the Federal Office for Goods Transport as an independent higher federal authority today has developed into a service provider for modern mobility.
The BAG is therefore strengthening its core competencies in the “traditional” task areas of roadside checks, toll and spot checks. At the same time, we are engaging with future trends in the field of traffic by promoting sustainable mobility as well as carbon-neutral means of transport such as cycling.

Our work makes a significant contribution to improving road safety and environmental protection as well as duty equity and competitive fairness on Germany’s roads.
We set the standards for a modern mobility and transport policy.”

Curriculum Vitae

Mr. Hoffmann was born on 7 June 1977 in Düsseldorf. He is married and has two children. He grew up in Schwäbisch Gmünd and studied law at the University of Konstanz after completing secondary school and doing community service. He completed his legal internship at the Stuttgart Regional Court in 2004 with the second State examination in law.
As a fully qualified lawyer he has been with the Federal Office for Goods Transport since April 2005 and has since worked in various areas as a Branch manager as well as Head of section and department.
In addition, from December 2015 to May 2018 he took over the management of the coordination office for the distribution of refugees of the Federal government (KoSt-FV Bund) in the area of responsibility of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, for Building and Home Affairs.
In January 2019, he was appointed Vice President of the Federal Office for Goods Transport by the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure and continues to hold the position of Head of the Central Services Department.

Christian Hoffmann has been President of the Federal Office for Goods Transport (BAG) since 16 august 2022.

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