Members of the Senate of the Helmholtz Association

(Status: December 2018)

Elected members:

Prof. Dr. Günter Blöschl
Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Management, Vienna University of Technology, Austria 

Dr Siegfried Dais
Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG, Stuttgart

Dr Heike Hanagarth
Former Head of Technology and Environment Division, Deutsche Bahn AG, Berlin

Prof. Dr Monika Henzinger
Professor of Computer Science, University of Vienna, Austria

Prof. Dr Rolf-Dieter Heuer
Former Director-General, European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), Geneva, Switzerland

Prof. Dr-Ing Jürgen Klenner
Former Senior Vice-President Structure & Flight Physics, EADS Toulouse, France

Prof. Dr Joël Mesot
Director of the Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland

Hildegard Müller
Chief Operating Officer Grid & Infrastructure, innogy SE, Essen

Prof. Dr Wolfgang Plischke
Former Board Member of Bayer AG and Head of Bayer Healthcare

Prof. Dr Dierk Raabe
Executive Director, Max Planck Institute for Iron Research, Düsseldorf

Prof. Dr Monika Sester
Professor at the Institute of Cartography and Geoinformatics, Leibniz Universität Hannover

Prof. Dr Sabine Werner
Professor of Cell Biology, Institute of Molecular Health Science, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Ex officio Senate members:

Prof. Dr Martina Brockmeier
Chairperson of the German Council of Science and Humanities, Cologne

Katharina Fegebank
Senator in the Departmental Authority for Science, Research and Gender Equality, Hamburg

Werner Gatzer
State Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Berlin

Anja Karliczek
Federal Minister of Education and Research, Berlin

Dr. Stefan Kaufmann
Member of the German Bundestag, Berlin

Prof. Dr Matthias Kleiner
President of the Leibniz Association, Berlin

Bettina Lentz
State Secretary, Ministry for Finance, Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen
Minister of Culture and Science of the German State of North Rhine-Westfalia

René Röspel
Member of the German Bundestag, Berlin

Prof. Dr. Otmar D. Wiestler
President of the Helmholtz Association, Berlin

N. N.
Representative of the Federal Ministry of Finance, Berlin

 

Guests:

Peter-André Alt
President of the German Rector's Conference

Dr Ulrich Breuer
Vice-President of the Helmholtz Association, Administrative Director of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

Franziska Broer
Managing Director of the Helmholtz Association, Berlin

Prof. Dr Helmut Dosch
Vice-President of the Helmholtz Association, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, Hamburg

Prof. Dr Pascale Ehrenfreund
Vice-President of the Helmholtz Association, Chair of the Executive Board, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), Cologne

Prof. Dr Heike Graßmann
Vice-President of the Helmholtz Association, Administrative Director of the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association, Berlin

Prof. Dr Holger Hanselka
Vice-President of the Helmholtz Association, President of the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT)

Dr Jörg Hoheisel
Chairman of the Committee of Scientific-Technical Councils of the Helmholtz Centres, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ), Heidelberg

Prof. Dr Reinhard F.J. Hüttl
Vice-President of the Helmholtz Association, Scientific Executive Director of the Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

Elsbeth Lesner
Representative of the Staff and Works Councils of the Helmholtz Centres, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie (HZB)

Prof. Dr Wolfgang Marquardt
Vice-President of the Helmholtz Association, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ)

Prof. Dr Reimund Neugebauer
President of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Munich

Prof. Dr Dr Pierluigi Nicotera
Vice-President of the Helmholtz Association, Scientific Director of the German Centre for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), Bonn

Prof. Dr Martin Stratmann
President of the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences, Munich

Prof. Dr Martin Strohschneider
President of the German Research Foundation, Bonn

Dr. Katrin Wendt-Potthoff
Vice-Chairperson of the Committee of Scientific-technical Councils of the Helmholtz Centres, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Magdeburg

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