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

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Plischke

Member of the Supervisory Board, Bayer AG

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

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

Dr. Stefan Schmittmann

Vorsitzender des Aufsichtsrats, Commerzbank AG

Dr. Andreas Penk

Regional President Oncology International Developed Markets, Pfizer

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

Director of the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology

Ministerialdirektorin Susanne Wald

Leiterin Abteilung 3, Gesundheitsschutz, Medizin- und Berufsrecht, Bundesministerium für Gesundheit