Fritz Rudolf Körper

Founder & Shareholder

Parliamentary State Secretary ret.

Fritz Rudolf Körper

Networker with strategic vision and strong connections in politics and business

Fritz Rudolf Körper, former Parliamentary State Secretary, is co-founder and shareholder of friedrich30.

Thanks to decades of experience at the various levels in German politics, he has a holistic understanding of political and economic decision-making processes and can draw on a strong network. Fritz represents the political interests of our clients and
supports business development.


Fritz Rudolf was a member of the German Bundestag for 23 years, from 1990 to 2013.

As deputy chairman of the SPD parliamentary group, he was responsible for domestic policy, law, sports, culture and media from 2005 to 2009. For eight years, he was a member of the Parliamentary Control Panel, which monitors the work of the Federal Intelligence Service (BND), the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV) and the Military Counterintelligence Service (MAD).

After the 1998 Bundestag elections, he was appointed to the federal government led by Chancellor Gerhard Schröder. The position was that of parliamentary state secretary to the Federal Minister of the Interior (Otto Schily).

Previously Fritz Rudolf was also (1994 - 1998) domestic policy spokesman for the SPD parliamentary group in the Bundestag.

Fritz Rudolf has been a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) since 1973.


He completed his studies in theology at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz.


In his spare time, he is the chairman of a youth recreation center run by the Protestant parish of Worms-Hochheim. Since many years, he is the chairman of the FSV Rehborn soccer club's support association. He also enjoys reading, fishing and cycling.