Volkmar Klein MdB is a German Member of the Bundestag for the constituency 148 Siegen-Wittgenstein for the CDU party. He was born in Siegen on 3 January 1960. Klein studied economics in Bonn and from 1979 held various positions in the Junge Union (JU), the youth organisation of the CDU, and as a local politician and mayor in Burbach. In 1995, he moved into the state parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) as a member of parliament. From 2001-2018 he was a member of the CDU state executive committee, since 2003 CDU district chairman in Siegen-Wittgenstein, and from 2004-2016 state chairman of the Evangelical Working Group of the CDU in NRW. Klein has been a member of the Bundestag since 2009. He is a member of the working groups on foreign affairs and budget of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group and of the parliamentary committees on foreign affairs and budget.