Executive Board and Members

The Executive Board of FVB comprises the Scientific Director from each of the seven institutes and the Managing Director (pursuant to § 7 (1) of the FVB Statutes). The Federal State of Berlin, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Institute Directors and the Managing Director are Members of FVB.

Presidium of the Board

Dr. Nicole Münnich

Managing Director of the FVB

Professor Dr. Thomas Schröder

Executive Board Spokesman, Director of the IKZ

Professor Dr. Stefan Eisebitt

Deputy Executive Board Spokesman, Director at the MBI

Other Members of the Executive Board

Professor Dr. Dorothea Fiedler

Director at the FMP

Professor Dr. Volker Haucke

Director at the FMP

Professor Dr. Luc De Meester

Director of the IGB

Professor Dr. Heribert Hofer

Director of the IZW

Professor Dr. Marc Vrakking

Director at the MBI


Director at the MBI

Professor Dr. Roman Engel-Herbert

Director of the PDI

Professor Dr. Michael Hintermüller

Director of the WIAS

Members of FVB

Federal State of Berlin

represented by The Governing Mayor of Berlin, Senate Department for Science, Health, Care and Equality (at the General Assembly represented by SenDirig’in Dr. Jutta Koch-Unterseher)

Federal Republic of Germany

represented by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (at the General Assembly represented by MinR’in Sabine Diehr)



Institute Directors


Prof. Dr. Dorothea Fiedler, Prof. Dr. Volker Haucke


Prof. Dr. Luc De Meester


Prof. Dr. Thomas Schröder


Prof. Dr. Heribert Hofer


Prof. Dr. Stefan Eisebitt,
Prof. Dr. Marc Vrakking, N.N.


Prof. Dr. Roman Engel-Herbert


Prof. Dr. Michael Hintermüller

Managing Director of FVB

Dr. Nicole Münnich


Board of Trustees

Pursuant to § 10 (1) of the statutes of FVB, the members of the Board of Trustees are as follows:

Representatives from the Federal State of Berlin

SenDirig’in Dr. Jutta Koch-Unterseher (Chair)

The Governing Mayor of Berlin,
Senate Department for Science, Health, Care and Equality


Representatives from the Federal Government

MinR’in Sabine Diehr

Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Scientific Members

Prof. Dr. Anke Kaysser-Pyzalla

German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Professor Dr. Karin Lochte

formerly German Marine Research Alliance (DAM)

Professor Dr. Joachim Wieland

German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer

Prof. Dr. Claus Ropers

Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences

Members from the Business Sector

Dr. Claus Kremoser

WMT Aktiengesellschaft


Prof. Dr. Sabina Jeschke

formerly Deutsche Bahn AG

Dr. Wieland W. Wolf

formerly ProBioGen AG

University Representatives

Prof. Dr. Julia von Blumenthal

President of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Organization Chart

General Assembly

Federal State of Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany, Institute Directors, Managing Director

Board of Trustees

Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees

Institute Committees of the Board of Trustees

Scientific Advisory Boards (each Institute)

Executive Board

Institute Directors and Managing Director



Statutes of the Forschungsverbund Berlin