The Board

The Board

The Board conducts the business of the Foundation and is responsible for ensuring that the Foundation’s funds are used cost-effectively and for the appropriate purpose. All Board members contribute their know-how and experience in a voluntary capacity and the positions are unsalaried.

Members of the Board of Directors

Chairman
Dr. Hubertus Erlen

former Chief Executive Officer, Schering AG

Deputy Chairman
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Jörg Hacker

President of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina -
National Academy of Sciences, Halle

Treasurer
Klaus-Peter Müller

Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Commerzbank AG, Frankfurt/Main

Secretary
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Plischke

Member of the Supervisory Board, Bayer AG, Leverkusen

Assessor
Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Stefan H. E. Kaufmann

Director of the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Berlin

Assessor
Ministerialdirigentin Susanne Wald

Head of Department 3 for Health Protection, Disease Control and Biomedicine at the Federal Ministry of Health, Berlin