Board

Directorate

According to the HZG 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 Dr. Herbert Zeisel (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
  • Wolfgang Bühr, Executive Vice-President Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, Flensburg
  • Prof. Dr. Franciscus Colijn, Gesellschaft zur Förderung des Helmholtz-Zentrums Geesthacht e. V. (Society for the Promotion of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht)
  • Ministerialdirigent Carsten Feller, Ministry of Science, Research and Culture of the Brandenburg, Potsdam
  • LRD Dr. Rolf Greve, Ministry of Science, Research and Equal Opportunities, 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. Karola Lützow, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Teltow
  • Prof. Dr. Matthias Rehahn, Ernst-Berl-Institute of Technical Chemistry and Macromolecular Chemistry, Darmstadt
  • Dr. Insa Meinke, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Geesthacht
  • Dr. Nico Scharnagl, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Geesthacht