Organization

The foundation is governed by a board of trustees which appoints, supervises and advises the executive directors. A scientific advisory board supports and gives scientific advice to the foundation. In addition, three independent juries are responsible for the awards.

The members of the Board of Trustees are:

Dr. Klaus-A. Gerstenmaier (Chairman), Stuttgart
Tanja Gönner, Eschborn
Dr. Philipp Daniel Merckle, Neu-Ulm
Peter Spiertz (Deputy Chairman), Neu-Ulm
Prof. Dr. Adolf Steiner, Stuttgart
Prof. Dr. Hans Wolff (Honorary Member), Ichenhausen

The Executive Directors are:

Dr. Andrea Fadani, Ulm (Managing Director)
Dr. Isabel Greschat, Ulm

The Scientific Advisory Board consists of:

Prof. em. Dr.-Ing. habil. Jürgen Giesecke, Stuttgart
Prof. Dr. Albrecht E. Melchinger, Stuttgart
Prof. Dr. Joachim Müller, Stuttgart
Prof. em. Dr. Dr. h.c. Erwin Reisch, Stuttgart (Honorary Member)

The Jury of the Hans H. Ruthenberg-Graduate Award consists of:

Prof. Dr. Regina Birner, University of Hohenheim
Prof. Dr. Michael Frei, University of Bonn
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Grote, University of Hanover

The Jury of the Josef G. Knoll-European Science Award consists of:

Prof. Dr. Mathias Becker, University of Bonn
Prof. Dr. Matin Qaim, University of Goettingen
Prof. Dr. Eva Schlecht, University of Kassel-Witzenhausen

The Jury of the Justus von Liebig-Award for World Nutrition consists of:

Prof. Dr. Joachim von Braun, ZEF Bonn
Anton van Doornmalen, Rijk Zwaan, Netherlands
Dr. Frank Plessmann, Angermünde
Dr. Hans-Joachim Preuß, Eschborn
Prof. Dr. Lucia A. Reisch, Frederiksberg, Denmark
Dr. Ursula Schäfer-Preuss, Potsdam