Björn Böhning is State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, where he is responsible for employment and social policy. He is in charge of the policy field future of work related to digitization and automation. Born in 1978, he holds a Master of Political Science from the Freie Universität Berlin. From 2011 to 2018 he was Head of the Federal State Government of Berlin, reporting directly to the Governing Mayor of Berlin.