Katharina Dröge (born 16 September 1984) is a German economist and politician of Alliance 90/The Greens who has been serving as co-chair of the Green Party’s parliamentary group in the Bundestag since 2021, alongside Britta Haßelmann. She previously served as one of the group’s managers (Parlamentarische Geschäftsführerin) from 2018 to 2021. She has been a member of the Bundestag since 2013.
From 2010 until 2013, Dröge worked at the State Ministry of Climate Change, Environment, Agriculture and Consumer Protection of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Dröge has been a member of the German Bundestag since the 2013 elections, representing Cologne’s Ehrenfeld, Nippes, and Chorweiler districts. In parliament, she has since been serving on the Committee on Economic Affairs and Energy. She is also her parliamentary group’s spokesperson on competition policy. In addition to her committee assignments, she is a member of the German-British Parliamentary Friendship Group.
In the negotiations to form a so-called traffic light coalition of the Social Democrats (SPD), the Green Party and the FDP following the 2021 federal elections, Dröge led her party’s delegation in the working group on labor policy; her co-chairs from the other parties were Hubertus Heil and Johannes Vogel.
- Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway (BNetzA), Alternate Member of the Advisory Board (since 2014)
- German Foundation for World Population (DSW), Member of the Parliamentary Advisory Board
- Amnesty International, Member
- Terre des Femmes, Member