Marco-Alexander Breit was born in Neunkirchen / Saarland in 1981. From 2001 to 2008, he studied Political Science, Sociology and Medieval and Modern History at the Ruprecht-Karls-University of Heidelberg and International Political Economy at the Catholic University of Leuven / Belgium. From 2008 to 2014, he held various positions in the Saarland State Chancellery, including Head of the Office of the Head of the State Chancellery and Minister of the Federation, Culture and Media (2010-2011) and, from 2011, Head of the Office of Prime Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer.
From April 2014, he was Head of Division and Personal Assistant to the Head of the Federal Chancellery and Federal Minister for Special Tasks, Peter Altmaier, at the Federal Chancellery in Berlin. From April 2018 to March 2021, Mr. Breit held various management positions in digital policy at the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology. From April 2021 to February 2022, Marco-Alexander Breit will head the “Artificial Intelligence and Digital Technologies” sub-department at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.
Since February 2022, he has been Head of the “Artificial Intelligence, Data and Digital Technologies” sub-department at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection.