The Head Office

Located in Berlin-Mitte, the Head Office supports the work of the Directorate in the planning and execution of the BIH strategy and research program. It is also responsible for general administration related to research funding by BIH. The office is the main contact point for all questions related to the institute.

Contact Persons

Management

Dr. Rolf Zettl

Dr. Rolf Zettl

Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Board
  • Responsible for budget, business and financial planning
  • Innovation and technology transfer
  • Management of the Head Office
+49 30 450 543 011
Maike Kohlmorgen

Maike Kohlmorgen

Personal Assistant to the CEO
  • Management of the CEO's diary
  • Handling of correspondence
  • Office organization
+49 30 450 543 002
Desirée Holzner

Desirée Holzner

Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer
  • Management of the CEO's diary
  • Handling of correspondence
  • Support administration
+49-30-450 543 039
Tim Ellermann

Tim Ellermann

Executive Assistant to the CEO
  • Content preparation and follow-up
  • Investigation and (Pre-)Coordination
  • Support to the CEO
+49 30 450 543 040

Administration

Johannes Peter Voß-Lünemann

Johannes Peter Voß-Lünemann

Head of Administration | Legal Advisor
  • Head of personnel, law & procurement
  • IT- & space management
  • Head of "Vergabestelle"
+49 30 450 543 033
Melanie Hoppe

Melanie Hoppe

Officer Administration
  • Personnel management
  • Personnel development
  • Contract awarding procedure
+49 30 450 543 016
David Jacobi

David Jacobi

Welcome desk
+49 30 450 543049
Philipp Novian

Philipp Novian

Assistant Administration
+49 30 450 543 053

Accounts & Controlling

Cathleen Biesen

Cathleen Biesen

Head of Finance and Controlling
  • Management
  • Financial and economical planning
  • Reporting
+49 30 450 543 014
Antje Albrecht

Antje Albrecht

Employee Controlling
  • Personnell controlling
  • Budget controlling
  • Reporting system
+49 30 450 543 012
Katrin Meike

Katrin Meike

Employee Finance
  • Auditing Department
  • Assets accounting
  • Annual accounts
    +49 30 450 543 023
    Nadja Schuppenhauer

    Nadja Schuppenhauer

    Employee Finance
    • Internal billing
    • Financial administration
    • Reports on expenditure of funds
    +49 30 450 543 035
    Maja Zickler-Simmen

    Maja Zickler-Simmen

    Employee Finance
    • Financial accounting
    • Budget management
    • Financial administration
    +49 30 450 543 034

    Committees

    Dr. Alexa Luksch

    Dr. Alexa Luksch

    Head of Committees and Research Policy
    • Executive Board
    • Supervisory Board
    • Research Policy
    +49 30 450 543 018

    Communication & Marketing

    Alexandra Hensel

    Alexandra Hensel

    Head of Communications & Marketing
    • Press relations, publications
    • Events, online communication
    • Internal communication
    +49 30 450 543 019
    Britta Althausen

    Britta Althausen

    Team Assistant Communication & Marketing
    +49 30 450 543 042
    Saskia Blank

    Saskia Blank

    Editor Digital Media
    • Editorial and technical support of the website
    • Social Media editor
    +49 30 450 543044
    Susanne Wehring

    Susanne Wehring

    Event Manager
    • Event planning and organization
    • Execution on site
    +49 30 450 543 052

    Strategy

    Dr. Phillip Hahn

    Dr. Phillip Hahn

    Head of Strategic Affairs
    • Advising the management board on strategic issues
    • Networking and internationalization
    • Evaluation and monitoring
    +49 30 450 543 021
    Karin Höhne

    Karin Höhne

    Equal Opportunity Officer
    • Development of concepts and measures for dismantling discriminatory structures
    • Advising on all issues related to equal opportunity and family-career balance at both the personal and institutional level
    • Designing of measures to support the advancement of female scientists and the balancing of family and career
    +49 30 450 543 048
    Dr. Silke Mühlstedt

    Dr. Silke Mühlstedt

    Manager of Strategic Recruiting
    • Coordination of BIH recruitment
    • Cooperation with Stiftung Charité
    • Research Council
    +49 30 450 543 024
    Jennifer Stewart

    Jennifer Stewart

    Employee Strategic Recruiting
    • Recruitment Procedures
    • Committee Servicing & Support
    • Reporting
    +49 30 450 543 025

    Science & Operations

    Dr. Doris Meder

    Dr. Doris Meder

    Head of Science & Operations
    • Development of governance models for programs and platforms
    • Operational management of research infrastructures
    • Monitoring and benchmarking
    +49 30 450 543 045
    Dr. Ljudmila Borisenko

    Dr. Ljudmila Borisenko

    Manager of Onboarding
    • Planning and management of core facility activities
    • Coordination of interfaces across locations
    • Planning and establishment of user rules
    +49 30 450 543 015
    Dr. Kathrin Haubold

    Dr. Kathrin Haubold

    Project Manager Clinical Research Unit (CRU)
    +49 30 450 543 051
    Dr. Christian Hirsch

    Dr. Christian Hirsch

    Manager of Research Programs
    • Planning and management of funding programs
    • Support for researchers
    • Technology transfer
    +49 30 450 543 020
    Dr. Kati Jegzentis

    Dr. Kati Jegzentis

    Manager of the Clinical Research Unit (CRU)
    • Planning and management of CRU activities
    • Development of the CRU sites
    • Coordination of interfaces across locations
    +49 30 450 543 029

    QUEST – BIH Center for Transforming Biomedical Research

    Prof. Dr. Ulrich Dirnagl

    Prof. Dr. Ulrich Dirnagl

    Founding Director QUEST Center
    • Concept
    • Strategic development and partnerships
    • Research
    +49 30 450 560 134 / 450 543 060
    Dr. Miriam Kip

    Dr. Miriam Kip

    Good Evaluation Practice Officer
    • Concept and strategy on new indicators and incentives in academia
    • Consulting with regards to indicators and incentives in research 
    • Coordination and implementation of projects on incentives and evaluation
    +49 30 450 543 055
    Lisa Liebenau

    Lisa Liebenau

    Open Science Officer
    • Open access representative for BIH and Charité
    • Strategy and coordination of implementation Open Science
    • Publication support for researchers/Publication officer
    +49 30 450 543 028
    Dr. Stephanie Ohlraun

    Dr. Stephanie Ohlraun

    Administrative Leiterin QUEST (incl. BIA)
    • Coordination of the Center's activities
    • Strategic development of the Center
    • Networking
    +49 30 450 543043
    Dr. Nico Riedel

    Dr. Nico Riedel

    Data Scientist QUEST Center
    • Text and Data Mining
    • Social network- and bibliometric analyses
    • Consulting and services for scientific bibliometrics
    + 49 30 450 543 009
    Dr. Ulf Tölch

    Dr. Ulf Tölch

    Officer Education, Traning & Quality in research

    • Coordination of measures to improve quality in research
    • Concept and strategy on teaching formats in the field of Open Science and statistics
    • Development and implementation of projects on Open Data Management

    +49 151 61122554

    BIH Biomedical Innovation Academy

    Prof. Dr. Duska Dragun

    Prof. Dr. Duska Dragun

    Acting Director BIH Biomedical Innovation Academy
    • Overall concept
    • Strategic development
    • Strategic partnerships
    +49 30 450 543 000
    Dorothée Marie-Louise Döpfer

    Dorothée Marie-Louise Döpfer

    Manager of Entrepreneurship & Innovation
    • Coordination Programm & Speaker Charité BIH Entrepreneurship Summit
    • Coordination Mentoring Programm BIH Academy
    • Advisory Service for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
    +49 30 450 543 041
    Jan Eggert

    Jan Eggert

    Manager of Digital Learning Platform & Curriculum
    • Conception and development of a digital learning platform
    • Coordination and development of educational and training activities
    +49 30 450 543 007
    Alke Freese

    Alke Freese

    Assistant BIH Biomedical Innovation Academy
    +49 30 450 543 030
    Dr. Nathalie Huber

    Dr. Nathalie Huber

    Program Manager of BIH Charité Clinician Scientist Program
    • Strategic development
    • Quality assurance and evaluation
    • Personnel and financial management
    • Tendering procedure
    +49 30 450 543 017
    Dr. Iwan C. Meij

    Dr. Iwan C. Meij

    Manager of BIH Biomedical Innovation Academy
    • Development of novel funding instruments
    • Personnel and Financial Management
    • Cooperation with university partner educational networks
    +49 30 450 543 022
    Max Rudolf Mirschel

    Max Rudolf Mirschel

    Assistant BIH Charité Clinician Scientist Program
    • Tenderings
    • Program Management
    • Events
    Michelle Wahler

    Michelle Wahler

    Assistant BIH Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    +49 30 450 543 050

    Technology Transfer (Berlin Health Innovations)

    Dr. Janna Hachmann

    Dr. Janna Hachmann

    Officer Validation Funding
    +49 30 450 543 047
    Tim Huse

    Tim Huse

    Head of Life Science Incubator and Digital Health Accelerator
    +49 30 450 543 036