Dr. Lorenz Müller became Secretary-General of the German Bundestag in 2020. Previously he was Deputy Secretary-General for International Affairs and Director-General for Research and External Relations of the German Bundestag. From 2010 to 2019 he was Head of the President's Office in the German Bundestag. He has been working for the German Bundestag since 1996. Lorenz Müller holds a doctorate in law and also studied Islamic and Oriental Studies in Hamburg and Damascus.