Kajo Wasserhövel, State Secretary (retired), has acquired extensive experience in organizing national campaigns. This includes during the German federal election campaigns in 1998, 2002, 2005 and 2009.
He was awarded the politics award for best campaign manager of the year for his work as campaign manager for the SPD in 2005. He has spent many years working in various roles in state and federal ministries and is familiar with the mechanisms of public service and legislation thanks to his work as the former State Secretary in the Federal Employment Ministry (2005-2008) and as the leader of the planning group for the SPD parliamentary group. In addition, he has initiated and implemented complex reorganization processes in recent years.