The German Board of TrusteesBoard of Trustees (2019-2022)

Sven Afhüppe, Chairman
Sven Afhüppe, Chairman

Chairman: Sven Afhüppe, Editor-in-Chief, Handelsblatt


Honorary Chairman:

Tessen von Heydebreck, former member of the Management Board, Deutsche Bank AG



Members of the Board of Trustees
Members of the Board of Trustees


Dorothee Bär, Member of Parliament, CDU/CSU

Thomas Bellut, Director-General, ZDF

Reinhard Bettzuege, former Ambassador

Nikolaus Blome, Deputy Editor in Chief, Bild Zeitung

Johannes Boie, Editor in Chief, Welt am Sonntag

Volker Breid, Member of the Executive Board, FAZ

Michael Bröcker, Editor in Chief, Media Pioneers

Stephan-Andreas Casdorff, Publisher, Der Tagesspiegel

Mathias Döpfner, CEO, Axel-Springer AG

Jörg Eigendorf, Global Head Communications, Deutsche Bank

Dr. Wolfgang Fink, CEO, GoldmanSachs SE

Leonhard F. Fischer, Partner, LfiCapital

Rüdiger Frohn, Chairman, Mercator Foundation

Dr. Stephan Holthoff-Pförtner, Minister for Federal and European Affairs and International Affairs of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, Member of Parliament, FDP

Peter Limbourg, Director-General, Deutsche Welle

Gesine Lötzsch, Member of Parliament, Die Linke

Georg Löwisch, Editor in Chief, Die Tageszeitung

Rob Meines, Meines & Partner, Den Haag

Claudia Roth, Vice-President of the German Bundestag

Michael Roth, Federal Foreign Office

Patricia Schlesinger, General Director, RBB

Gregor Peter Schmitz, Editor-in-Chief, Augsburger Allgemeine

Steffen Seibert, Parlamentary State Secretary, Government Spokesperson

Dominik Wichmann, Co-Founder and CEO, Looping Group