Spokesperson for Science Policy and Digital Business Affairs

Hamburgische Bürgerschaft


Carsten Ovens is a member of the Hamburg State Parliament. With more than a decade of experience in politics, today he is the CDU spokesperson for Science Policy and Digital Business Affairs with a strong focus on Startup initiatives.

In parallel, he researches social media effects on society and lectures at the University of Hamburg. He also supports Startups as a strategic advisor. Beforehand, Carsten Ovens has been working in management consulting throughout Europe for several years, including four years with SAP. With a strong background in strategic marketing and value management, he supported clients in optimizing their business strategy to meet market needs.

He has studied Business Administration at the University of Hamburg. Additionally, he holds a master’s degree in International Business from Macquarie University, Sydney.