He worked at the Medical Faculty of Magdeburg as head of the Department of Central Clinic Development from 1992 to 2000, before his
appointment to State Secretary in the Ministry of Regional Planning, Agriculture and the Environment.
Dr Trümper worked hard to improve the State Capital for six years as a City Councillor, from 1994 to 2000.
On 20 May 2001, Dr Trümper won the election to become the full-time Lord Mayor. In this function, he is also head of the administration and the highest-ranking representative of the State Capital of Magdeburg. His first term started on 1 July 2001.
With an absolute majority of 64%, the citizens of the City of Magdeburg elected him Lord Mayor of the State Capital of Magdeburg for a further seven years.
After re-election again in 2015, the City Council inaugurated Dr Lutz Trümper again for his 3rd term of office on 25 June.