Dr. Bettina Volkens

Supervisory Board member and freelance consultant, Königstein

Personal Data

Date of birth: June 15,1963
Place of birth: Bremen
Nationality: German
Place of residence: Königstein, Germany


Studies of Law, University of Göttingen
Legal Clerkship, Judicial Authorities Berlin


1996 – 1997: Sozietät Wessing & Partner, Attorney-at-Law (Rechtsanwältin)  

1997 – 2000: Deutsche Bahn AG, Central Department Law and Environmental Law, Corporate Counsel

2000 – 2003: Deutsche Bahn AG, Head of Client Team Law and Head of the Executive Board Office Passenger Traffic 

2003 – 2005: DB Regio AG, Member of the Regional Management North-East, Staff

2006 – 2011: DB Regio AG, Chief Human Resources Officer;
2008 – 2011: in the same person Head of Staff Passenger Traffic 

2011 – 2012: DB Mobility Logistics AG, Head of Staff Development Group & Group Senior Management

2012 – 2013: Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Head of Senior Management Group

2013 – 2019: Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Member of the Executive Board & Chief Human Resources Officer, responsible for Staff & Law;
2013 – 2014: in the same person Member of the Executive Board for Passage, Staff & Decentralized Stations

2020 - 2021: Member of the Council of the Working World (Rat der Arbeitswelt) (appointed by Federal Labor Minister Hubertus Heil)

since 2020: Bilfinger SE, Mannheim, Member of the Supervisory Board
since 2020: Supervisory Board member of CompuGroup Medical SE & Co. KGaA and Vossloh AG

Membership of statutory supervisory boards of other German companies:

CompuGroup Medical SE & Co. KGaA
Vossloh AG