Board of Trustees#

Fraunhofer IMW´s Board of Trustees

The members of the Board of Trustees advise Fraunhofer IMW on issues of content and strategic development and promote the networking of scientists in business, politics and society. Chairman of the Board of Trustees is Dr. Wilhelm Krull, Founding Director of The New Institute. Arndt G. Kirchhoff, Managing Partner of the Kirchhoff Group Iserlohn, acts as Vice Chairman.

Active Members#

Dr. Wilhelm Krull, Executive Director The New Institute
Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Arndt G. Kirchhoff, Chairman of the advisory board KIRCHHOFF Gruppe
Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Prof. Dr. Johannes Beermann, Member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Bundesbank, Minister of State and Head of the State Chancellery of Saxony (ret.)

Dr. Michael Brandkamp, General Partner ECBF Management GmbH

Susanne Burger, Head of Directorate-General for European and International Cooperation in Education and Research, Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Dr. Peter Claussen, owner and managing director of the systemic consultancy evolve!

Jan Fischer, Managing Director, innosabi GmbH 

Uli W. Fricke, Co-founder of Triangle Venture Capital Group and Managing Director of FunderNation GmbH

Dr. Babett Gläser, Head of the Department for Research, Saxon State Ministry of Science, Culture and Tourism

Thomas Jarzombek, Member of the German Bundestag, Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology Commissioner for Digital Economy and Start-ups and Federal Government Coordinator for Aerospace

Marianne Kothé, Head of the Subdepartment for International Financial Policy and Institutions, Bilateral Cooperation and Financing for Development, Federal Ministry of Finance

Manuela Mackert, Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) and Head of Group Compliance Management at Deutsche Telekom AG

Thomas Sattelberger, Member of the German Bundestag, former Member of the Board of Management for Human Resources at Deutsche Telekom AG

Oliver Schenk, Head of the State Chancellery of Saxony and Saxon State Minister for Federal Affairs and Media

Dr. Hans Jörg Stotz, Member of the Management Board of Festo Didactic SE


Former Members


Jürgen Chrobog, former Chairman of the Board of the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt and former State Secretary at the Federal Foreign Office.

Dr. Fritz Jaeckel, former Head of the State Chancellery of Saxony and former Saxon Minister of State for Federal and European Affairs, (until Aug. 31, 2018)

Peter Nothnagel, former Managing Director of the Saxony Economic Development Corporation, (until December 31, 2018)

Peter Tils, former CEO of Deutsche Bank AG for Central and Eastern Europe, (until Dec. 31, 2018) 

Bruno Wenn, former Spokesman of the Management Board of the German Investment and Development Company (DEG) 

The Board of Trustees 2019#