Board of Trustees


Frank Mattern | Chairman

Director McKinsey & Company Inc., Frankfurt


Franz  Baumann, PhD
Franz Baumann, PhD
Assistant Secretary-General for General Assembly and Conference Management, United Nations
Prof. Dr. Kurt  Biedenkopf
Prof. Dr. Kurt Biedenkopf | Honorary Chairman
Former Minister President of Saxony
Dr. h.c. Wolfgang  Clement
Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Clement
Former Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Labour; former Minister President of North Rhine-Westphalia
Prof. Dr. Bernhard  Eitel
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Eitel
Rector, Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg
Dr. Michael  Endres
Dr. Michael Endres
Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Hertie Foundation, former Member of the Board of Deutsche Bank AG
Dr. Peter  Frey
Dr. Peter Frey
Editor-in-chief, ZDF
Ambassador Wolfgang  Ischinger
Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger
Global Head of Public Policy and Economic Research, Allianz SE; Chairman of the Munich Security Conference; former German Ambassador to the USA and UK
Prof. Mary  Kaldor, PhD
Prof. Mary Kaldor, PhD
Professor of Global Governance and Director of the Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit, London School of Economics and Political Science
Bruno  Le Maire
Bruno Le Maire
French National Assembly, Deputy for Eure; former French Minister
Prof. Dr. Klaus  Mangold
Prof. Dr. Klaus Mangold
Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Rothschild GmbH; Chairman of the Supervisory Board, TUI AG
Thomas  Oppermann
Thomas Oppermann
Member of German Parliament, Head of SPD Parliamentary Group, German Bundestag; former Minister for Science and Culture, Lower Saxony
Dr. Norbert  Röttgen
Dr. Norbert Röttgen
Member of German Parliament, chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, former Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang  Schön
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Schön | Deputy Chairman
Director, Max-Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, Vice President, Max-Planck Society
Prof. Dr. Gunnar Folke Schuppert
Prof. Dr. Gunnar Folke Schuppert
Research Professor for New Forms of Governance, Professor Emeritus of the Rule of Law Center, Social Science Research Centre Berlin (WZB)
Dr. h.c. Alison  Smale
Dr. h.c. Alison Smale
Berlin Bureau Chief, New York Times
Dr. Hans-Jürgen  Urban
Dr. Hans-Jürgen Urban
Executive Member of the Managing Board, IG Metall
Dr. h.c. Frank-J.  Weise
Dr. h.c. Frank-J. Weise
Chairman of the Executive Board, German Federal Employment Agency, Chairman of the Hertie Foundation