Sven Petke joined the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) as Head of KAS office in Bosnia and Herzegovina in February 2019. He was a Member of Parliament of the Federal State of Brandenburg from 1999 to 2018. He was the Chairman of the Committee of Budget and Finance and was a Member of the Committee for Internal Affairs. He served as Spokesman for Municipal Politics of the CDU Parliamentary Group. He was a Member of the Supervisory Board of the Brandenburg Investment Bank from 2015 to 2018 and Director of Business Development Eastern Europe & CIS (Bombardier Transportation GmbH), 06/2014 - 01/2015.