Members of the Board of Trustees

Photo: Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach-Stiftung

Professor Dr. Dr. h. c. Ursula Gather

Chair of the Board of Trustees of the
Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation, Essen 

Chair

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Professor Dr. Dr. h. c. Ursula Gather has been the Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation since 2013. Since 2008 she has also been the Rector of the Technical University of Dortmund. Until she took on her university position, she held the Chair of Mathematical Statistics and Industrial Applications at the Technical University of Dortmund.

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Professor Dr. Diethard Bergers

Member of the Board of Trustees for the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation, Essen

Vice Chair

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Professor Dr. Diethard Bergers is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation. At the University of Duisburg-Essen, he has been Professor of Production Technology and Product Development since 1998.

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Birgit Hesse

Minister of Education, Science and Culture for the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania 

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Since May 2019, Bettina Martin has been the Minister of Education, Science and Culture for the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Prior to that she worked as State Secretary to the Representation of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern to the Federal Government where she had been appointed in August 2017. Before that she worked as Chief of Staff of the Federal Ministry of Family, Senior Citizens, Women Affairs and Youth.

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Professor Dr. Katharina Riedel

Rector of the University of Greifswald 

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Professor Dr. Katharina Riedel has been Rector of the University of Greifswald since April 2021. Since 2011 she has held the chair for microbiology at the University of Greifswald. In addition, she has been acting founding director of the Helmholtz Institute for Infection Research in Greifswald since 2020.