Dr. Andreas Mattner has been the President of the ZIA and a member of the Board of the Federation of German Industries since 2009. In his full-time function he is a managing director of ECE Projektmanagement GmbH & Co. KG, where he has worked since 1993. Mattner studied law and political sciences at the Wilhelms-Universität Münster, worked and took his PhD as a lawyer at the university and as a lecturer at the University for Public Administration of NRW. From 1991 to 2008 he was a member of the Hamburgische Bürgerschaft (legislative assembly of Hamburg). Mattner has been on various supervisory boards of Hamburger Hochbahn, Bilfinger, DSK and BIB Bau and currently of EUREF AG and Hamborner Reit. He is the CEO of the Lebendige Stadt Foundation and Board Director of the R20 Organisation.