ⓘ Gero Clemens Hocker
Gero Clemens Hocker is a German politician. Born in Bremen, he represents the Free Democratic Party. Hocker has served as a member of the Bundestag from the state of Lower Saxony since 2017.
Hocker graduated from high school in 1994 and subsequently completed his basic military service. From 1995 to 1998 he trained as a bank clerk at the Sparkasse Bremen. After his training, Hocker worked in the marketing department. He also studied economics at the University of Bremen from 1998 to 2003. During his studies he completed various internships in Australia, China and New York. He then worked as an investment consultant at Nordwestfinanz Bremen until 2006. From 2009 to 2017 he was a member of the state parliament of Lower Saxony. From 2012 to 2018 he was Secretary General of the FDP Lower Saxony. In April 2018 he was elected to the state executive committee as an assessor.
In the 2017 federal election, Hocker ran for election in the Osterholz - Verden constituency and was elected to the Bundestag via the FDPs Lower Saxony state list. He is the spokesman for agriculture and nutrition of the FDP parliamentary group in the Bundestag.
On 17 January 2019 he was elected President of the German Fisheries Association.