Appointed until: 2018. First appointed: 2016. Nationality: German.
Sibylle Wankel, born on March 3, 1964 in Wuppertal (Germany), completed her law studies at the University of Berlin and the University of Freiburg. She worked as an attorney specialized in labor and social law in Hamburg. She has been active in trade unions since 1991. Since 1997, she has worked for IG Metall as an attorney and was responsible for tariff negotiations in Bavaria before she became General Counsel of the IG Metall Board of Management in May 2016.
She was active as an employee representative in various supervisory boards, e.g. Audi AG and Siemens AG.
Sibylle Wankel has been an honorary judge at the Federal Labour Court since 2003.