Pamela Rendi-Wagner

Austrian politician

Pamela Rendi-Wagner (born 7 May 1971) is an Austrian physician and politician. She is the chairwoman of the Social Democratic Party (SPÖ) since November 2018. She is the first woman to lead the SPÖ.[1]

Pamela Rendi-Wagner
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Chairwoman of the Social Democratic Party
Assumed office
24 November 2018
Preceded byChristian Kern
Leader of the Social Democratic Party in the National Council
Assumed office
8 October 2018
ChairpersonHerself
Preceded byChristian Kern
Andreas Schieder (acting)
Minister of Health and Women
In office
8 March 2017 – 18 December 2017
ChancellorChristian Kern
Preceded bySabine Oberhauser
Succeeded byBeate Hartinger-Klein as Minister of Social Affairs
Member of the National Council
Assumed office
9 November 2017
Nominated byChristian Kern
AffiliationSocial Democratic Party
Personal details
Born
Joy Pamela Wagner

(1971-05-07) 7 May 1971 (age 49)
Vienna, Austria
Political partySocial Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Michael Rendi
Children2 daughters
Alma materUniversity of Vienna (Dr)
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (Master)
Royal College of Physicians (MSc)
Profession
  • Politician
  • physician
WebsiteOfficial website

From March 2017 to December 2017 Rendi-Wagner was Minister of Health and Women. Since November 2017 she is a member of the National Council and since October 2018 she also is the parliamentary leader of her party there.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Rendi-Wagner zur SPÖ-Parteichefin gewählt". www.orf.at (in German). Retrieved 2018-11-24.
  2. "SPÖ-Präsidium designiert Rendi-Wagner als Parteichefin - derStandard.at". DER STANDARD. Retrieved May 27, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)