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
Peter Spiertz (Deputy Chairman), Neu-Ulm
Dr. Philipp Daniel Merckle, Neu-Ulm
Prof. Dr. Gertrud Buchenrieder, München
Prof. Dr. Michael Frei, Bonn
Prof. Dr. Hans Wolff (Honorary Member), München

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

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

Prof. Dr. Regina Birner, University of Hohenheim
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
Prof. Dr. Lucia A. Reisch, Frederiksberg, Denmark
Dr. Ursula Schäfer-Preuss, Potsdam