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Porträt der Präsidentin Jutta CordtSource: © BAMF │ A. Salzmann

Jutta Cordt has been the President of the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees in Nuremberg (BAMF) since 1 February 2017.

Having studied law from 1983 to 1989, she started working as a trainee for the higher civil service at North Rhine-Westphalia Regional Employment Office in Düsseldorf, after which she spent seven years as Director-General for Administration for the employment offices in Duisburg and Hagen.

Jutta Cordt worked from 2001 to 2002 first of all as an advisor for personnel development at the Headquarters of the Federal Employment Agency, before she transferred via the Secretariat of the "Hartz Commission" at the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs to the Employment Office in Ravensburg, where she worked as Director-General for Job Placement and Counselling.

In 2003 she became Regional Director in Rhineland-Palatinate-Saarland as operational manager. She returned to the Headquarters of the Federal Employment Agency three years later, where she was responsible for managing unemployment insurance, including as manager. Jutta Cordt headed the management of the Agency’s Regional Office from 2009 onwards, first of all in Saxony, and from 2014 in Berlin-Brandenburg.

Jutta Cordt was born in Herne on 24 August 1963 and is married.

Date 1 February 2017

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