Board of Trustees

The board of trustees creates a connection between the institutes' research and the public. It advises the institute in social and science-political issues. Members are representatives of politics, the media, business and of science and research. They are elected to the board for a six-year term.

Members of the Institute’s Board of Trustees are:

Prof. Dr. iur. Volker Epping
Leibniz Universität Hannover, President

Andrea Hoops
Secretary of State in Lower Saxony

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Reinhard F. J. Hüttl
GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
Spokesman of the executive board

Michel Junge
phæno gGmbH
Managing director

Dr. Wilhelm Krull (Chairman)
Volkswagen Foundation, Secretary General

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. Sabine Kunst
Humboldt-Universität Berlin, President

Prof. Dr. Gerd Litfin
Arkadien Verwaltungs KG, Managing partner

Dr. Martina Münch
Brandenburg Minister of Science, Research and Culture

Dr. Ulf von Rauchhaupt (Vice Chairman)
Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, Scientific Editor

Prof. Dr. Robert Seckler
University of Potsdam, Vice president for research and young academics

Prof. Dr. Klaus G. Strassmeier
Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics, Potsdam

 
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