Bodies and Committees

Präsidialausschuss


The Präsidialausschuss is a committee of the Verwaltungsrat. The Präsidialausschuss prepares the meetings of the Verwaltungsrat and monitors the execution of its decisions. It shall also perform all the tasks assigned to it by the Verwaltungsrat.

The Presiding Committee is composed of the following members:

  • the Chair of the Verwaltungsrat (President of the Senckenberg Society for Nature Research),
  • the Vice-Chair of the Verwaltungsrat,
  • the representative of the Ministry of the State of Hesse responsible for scientific research in the Verwaltungsrat,
  • the representative of the Federal Ministry responsible for scientific research in the Verwaltungsrat,
  • up to two additional members of the Verwaltungsrat.

Honorary president

Prof. h.c. Wolfgang Strutz

Members of the Executive Committee

(as of September, 2021)

  • Dr. h. c. Beate Heraeus
  • Carsten Kratz 
  • Dr. Holger Alfes
  • Bernd Loewen 
  • Anja Steinhofer-Adam 
  • Dr. Stefan Johannes Stupp