Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees helps with words and deeds. If we develop new ideas or plan changes they give us detailed and honest feedback on our intention and new hints on how we can get the optimal result from our plans. They might also bring up their own ideas and perception.

Ulf Reichardt

Managing Director
IHK Köln

Oliver Burda

CHO
Santander

Dr. Ulrich Mitzlaff

Head of Market Management
Zurich

Marc Wagner

Senior Partner, Global Head of Transformation, Peoplemanagement & Integral Business, Detecon

Prof. Dr. Thomas Jäger

​Owner of the Chair of International Politics and ​Foreign Policy at the University of Cologne

Benjamin Schulte

Board of Management and COO Comma Soft AG

Thomas Sattelberger

Chairman of Nationales MINT Forum

Prof. Dr. Ulrich W. Thonemann

Professor of Supply Chain Management
University of Cologne

Prof. Dr. Heinrich Schradin

Professor of Economics, Risk Management and Insurance
University of Cologne

Prof. Dr. Axel Ockenfels

Professor of Economics
University of Cologne

Dr. Michael Stückradt

Chancellor University of Cologne

Prof. Dr. Werner Mellis

Dean of the Faculty of Economics
University of Cologne

Prof. Dr. Claudia Loebbecke

Professor of Business, Media and Technology Management
University of Cologne

Prof. Dr. Sylvia Heuchemer

Vice President
Technical University of Cologne

Prof. Dr. Axel Freimuth

Rector University of Cologne

Prof. Dr. Dr. H.C. Werner Delfmann

Director of the Department of Business Policy and Logistics
University of Cologne

Bernd Wetekam

Managing Director
Accenture GmbH

Thomas Wessel

Chief Human Resources Officer
Evonik Industries AG

Dr. Rainier van Roessel

Board of Management
Lanxess AG

Dr. Hartmut Klusik

Member of the Management Board
Bayer AG

Dr. Margarete Haase

Member of the Management Board
Deutz AG

Artur Grzesiek

Chairman of the Board
Sparkasse KölnBonn

Norbert Graefrath

Chief Human Resources Officer and Labout Director
RheinEnergie AG

Dr. Nils Daecke

Corporate Vice President Digital Marketing International
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

Adrian Crampton

Chief Operating Officer Deloitte Germany
and Member of the Global Board of Directors

Martin Brüning

Head of Corporate Communications/Public Affairs
REWE Group

Dr. Hans-Peter Fröhlich

Deputy Cologne Institute for Economic Research

Dr. Astrid Stange

Member of the Management Board
AXA Konzern AG

Thomas Biedermann

Chief Human Resources Officer
TÜV Rheinland

Christian Rast

Chief Solutions Officer
KPMG AG

Bernhard Mattes

Chairman of the Board
Ford Germany

Prof. Dr. Marc Oliver Bettzüge

Director of the Institute of Energy Economics at the University of Cologne (EWI)

Ute Berg

Head of Economic Analysis Department for the city of Cologne