Supervisory Board

The institute's annual research agenda is evaluated by the International Advisory Board and then passed by the Supervisory Board.

Members of the Supervisory Board are:

  • Christoph Dammermann
    Chairman of the Supervisory Board; State Secretary; Ministry for Economy, Innovation, Digitization and Energy of the State NRW

  • Dr. Heinrich Bottermann
    Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board; State Secretary; Ministry for Environment, Agriculture, Nature and Consumer Protection of the State NRW

  • Dr. Dirk Günnewig
    Head of the department for principle affairs in mobility, digitization and networking in the Ministry of Transport of the State NRW

  • Dr. Edmund Heller
    State Secretary in the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of the State NRW

  • Brigitte Lohaus
    Undersecretary in the Ministry of Finance of the State NRW

  • Dr. Beate Wieland
    Head of the department for research in the Ministry of Culture and Science of the State NRW

  • Dr. Thomas Wilk
    Head of the department for construction in the Ministry of Homeland, Municipality, Building and Equality of the State NRW

  • Prof. Dr. Lenelis Kruse-Graumann
    Chairwoman of the International Advisory Board

  • Dr. Ralf Mittelstädt
    Managing Director of the Chamber of Industry and Trade (IHK) in North Rhine-Westphalia

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Detlef Stolten
    Director of the Institute of Energy and Climate Research - Fuel Cells, Research Centre Jülich

  • Josef Tumbrinck
    Regional chairman NRW of the Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (NABU) Germany e.V.
Supervisory Board
The Supervisory Board (f. l. t. r.): Dr. Dirk Günnewig (Ministry of Transport of the State NRW), Brigitte Lohaus (Ministry of Finance of the State NRW), Prof. Dr. Lenelis Kruse-Graumann (Chairwoman of the International Advisory Board), Dr. Heinrich Bottermann (Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board; Ministry for Environment, Agriculture, Nature and Consumer Protection of the State NRW), Christoph Dammermann (Chairman of the Supervisory Board; Ministry for Economy, Innovation, Digitization and Energy of the State NRW), Josef Tumbrinck (NABU NRW), Dr. Ralf Mittelstädt (IHK NRW), Dr. Beate Wieland (Ministry of Culture and Science of the State NRW) und Dr. Thomas Wilk (Ministry of Homeland, Municipality, Building and Equality of the State NRW). Photo: Wuppertal Institute/Wolf Sondermann