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Directorate

According to the Hereon statutes, the supervisory board monitors that management activities are appropriate, economically efficient and in conformity with legal norms. Its responsibilities and powers also include:

  • making decisions concerning the research center’s strategy, research policies and financial affairs,
  • deciding on the principles for evaluating the success of scientific and technical work,
  • the authority to issue directives to management and to the scientific technical council in important research policy and financial matters,
  • granting the consent necessary for a number of the research center’s legal transactions.
Members of the supervisory board
  • Ministerialdirigent Engelbert Beyer (Chairman), Ministry for Education and Research
  • Ministerialrätin Sigrid Hemming (Deputy Chairman), Ministry for Science, Social Affairs, Health, Science and Equal Opportunities, Kiel
  • Dr. Marcus Beiner, Ministry of Science and Culture of Lower Saxony, Hanover
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christina Berger, Technical University Darmstadt, Darmstadt
  • O.Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Sabine Seidler, Rector at the TU Vienna
  • Wolfgang Bühr, Gesellschaft zur Förderung des Helmholtz-Zentrums Hereon e. V. (Society for the Promotion of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon)
  • Steffen Weber, Ministry of Science, Research and Culture of the Brandenburg, Potsdam
  • Senatsdirektor Dr. Rolf Greve, Ministry of Science, Research, Equal Opportunities and Sections Hamburg
  • Deputy Director General Heike Imhoff, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Bonn
  • Ministerialrat Rudolf Leisen, Ministry for Education and Research
  • Dr. Birgit Hünicke, Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon
  • Dr. Carsten Lemmen, Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon
  • Dr. Nico Scharnagl, Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon