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

MinDirg Rüdiger Eichel
Lower Saxony Ministry of Science and Culture
Head of department innovation and research

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

Michel Junge
phæno gGmbH
Managing director

Dr. Wilhelm Krull (Chairman)
The New Institute Foundation gGmbH, Executive Director

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

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

Dr. Manja Schüle
Minister for Science, Research and Culture of the State of Brandenburg

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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