Nicola Beer is the Vice-President and Member of the European Parliament. Furthermore, Ms Beer is deputy federal chairperson of the FDP Party. From 2017 - 2019 she was Member of the Deutsche Bundestag (German Parliament) and General Secretary of her party from 2013 to 2019.
Previously, Nicola Beer served as a member of the Hessian State Parliament (1999). From 2012 to 2014, Ms Beer was Hessian Minister for Education and Culture as well as State Secretary for European Affairs in the Hessian State Ministry of Justice (2009 and 2012). From 2003 to 2008 Ms Beer was parliamentary Director of the FDP Group and in from 2008 to 20019 Deputy Chair of the FDP Group. Prior to joining the state legislature, Beer was City Councilor (1997-1999) and Deputy City Council Chairwoman in Frankfurt am Main (1999). Nicola Beer joined the FDP Party in 1991; her Constituency is Frankfurt am Main.
Nicola Beer is an independent lawyer. After completing a bilingual German-French High School diploma, she studied law at the Goethe University Frankfurt and graduated as bank clerk