BIH Supervisory Board

All activities of BIH are supervised by the Supervisory Board, which is also responsible for approving essential decisions such as the business plan, strategic planning, appointments, and investments. 

Members of the BIH Supervisory Board

Deputies of the German Government:
State Secretary Dr. Georg Schütte Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Chair
Petra Steiner-Hoffmann Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Dr. Jan Grapentin Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Deputies of the federal state of Berlin:
State Secretary Steffen Krach Office of The Senate for Science
State Secretary Dr. Margaretha Sudhof Senate Department for Finance, Berlin
Stefan Oelrich Spokesperson Cluster Healthcare Industries Berlin Brandenburg
Joint Deputy of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and Freie Universität Berlin:
Professor Sabine Kunst President, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Deputy of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres:
Professor Otmar D. Wiestler President of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres
External experts:
Professor Günter Stock CEO, Einstein Foundation Berlin
Sonja Jost Chief Executive Officer, DexLeChem GmbH
Professor Andreas Busch Member of the Board, Bayer HealthCare
Professor Dr. Dieter Bitter-Suermann Former President, Hannover Medical School
BIH Member from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin:
Professor Britta Siegmund Director Medical Center for Gastroenterology, Infectiology and Rheumatology
BIH Member from the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) in the Helmholtz Association:
Professor Claus Scheidereit Coordinator Cancer Research at the MDC
Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board:
Professor Jörg Hacker President, German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina