Prof. Dr. Heinz Bierbaum is a sociologist and economist, currently holding the position of Chairman of the Executive Board of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung since 2022. Prior to this role, he occupied the position of President of the European Left from December 2019 to December 2022. Bierbaum’s extensive career includes acting as Secretary of the trade union IG Metall from 1980 to 1996, demonstrating his deep engagement with industrial and social policy. His scholarly contributions primarily focus on the realms of socio-ecological transformation and co-determination. Additionally, he acts as a co-editor of the journal Sozialismus.
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