Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research forms an important interface supporting the exchange between scientists and the general public. The trustees are important members of the German public life, representing the media, economy, politics and science. Their principal task is to advise the institute on issues of science-policy, finance and organization, and to foster good relations to other parts of society.
The current members of the board are:
Lawyer/Partner, Hengeler Mueller, Frankfurt am Main
Head of the Economy Department "Geld & Mehr", Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Frankfurt am Main
Head of the Department of Culture and Science of the City of Frankfurt am Main
Chairman of the Board of the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS), Frankfurt am Main
Ministerial Councillor, Hessian Ministry of Higher Education and the Arts, Wiesbaden.
Former Science Editor, Hessischer Rundfunk, Frankfurt am Main
Executive Board Member, Commerzbank AG, Frankfurt am Main
CEO, Brain Research Division, Gemeinnützige Hertie Stiftung, Frankfurt am Main
Operating Partner, Triton Partners, Frankfurt am Main
President of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main