Dr Nasser Ahmed was, prior to running for the City Council in 2014, Chairman of the Jusos in Nuremberg – the Social Democratic Party’s (SPD) Youth Division. Since 2015, he is Vice-Chairman of the local SPD. In the City Council of Nuremberg, he acts as a specialist for issues of public transportation and is Senior Advisor to his faction on sports policy. Mr. Ahmed holds a Master’s degree in Political Science. He holds a PhD from the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany. His PhD dissertation examined the construction of the political perspectives in the work of Michel Foucault and Ernst Jünger.