Maya Schwiegershausen-Güth

Employee representative

Member since June 2017

Personal information

  • Born: 1984 in Berlin
  • Nationality: German
  • Place of residence: Berlin

Current occupation and career history

  • Since 2021: ver.di Germany, Head of Federal Expert Group Maritime Economy
  • 2016 – 2020: ver.di Germany, Head of Treaty Office of the ITF “flag of convenience” campaign, federal department of maritime economy
  • 2013 – 2016: ver.di Germany, tariff coordinator of the federal department of traffic, last held position: trade union secretary in the ports section (today maritime economy)
  • 2007 – 2012: Part-time work (alongside studying) in the department of education, science and research as well as in the field of professional education for ver.di Germany and later for ver.di North Rhine-Westphalia


  • Various discipline-specific training courses, held both internally by the trade union and at Harvard Law School and the International Labour Organization
  • Degree (magister artium) in political science, sociology, economic and social history, studied in Germany and France

Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • Hapag-Lloyd AG, Hamburg¹

Memberships in comparable domestic or foreign controlling bodies of business enterprises

  • None

Other material activities in addition to the Supervisory Board mandate

  • European Transport Workers’ Federation und International Transport Workers’ Federation, member of various maritime bodies

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