Who We Are

Commitment to the FZI

Board of Trustees

Recognized experts from science, research and government accompany the Board of Executive Directors in the Board of Trustees, the highest statutory body. The members of the Board of Trustees define the principles for the work of the FZI and offer advice regarding long-term strategic orientation, the effective design of technology transfer and the safeguarding of scientific excellence.

The Board of Trustees of the FZI currently includes 20 experts from politics, business and science.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Hirth


Ralf Schneider

Vice Chairman

Prof.  Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Beyerer

Prof. Dr. Michael Auer

Prof. Dr. techn.
Susanne Boll-Westermann

David Faller

Peter Rasper

Dr. Simone Rehm

Dr. Arne Rudolph

Ministerial Councilor
Dr. André Schmandke

Harald Schöpp

Dr. Sandra Schulz

Gustav Tuschen