The Foundation Staff

At present some 100 people work directly for the Volkswagen Foundation – in the "Staff Divisions" of the Secretary General as well as in the departments "Funding", "Investment Management" and "Finance and Administration".

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Celina Adrion

Assistant Conferences & Symposia | Parental Leave

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Petra Akrami

Assistant

T +49 511 8381 372
F +49 (0)511 8381-4372
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Catharina Altevogt

Assistant

T +49 (0)511 8381-397
F +49 (0)511 8381-4397
Silke Aumann
Silke Aumann

Administrative Support

T +49 (0)511 8381-254
F +49 (0)511 8381-4254
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Kristina Baae-Lorenz

Assistant | Administrative Support

T +49 (0)511 8381-375
F +49 (0)511 8381-4375
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Harald Barre

Program Director

T +49 (0)511 8381-237
F +49 (0)511 8381-4237
Additional Information

Subject Area:

  • History

Funding Initiative:

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Marvin Bartsch

Corporate Services

T +49 (0)511 8381-278
F +49 (0)511 8381-4278
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Carolin Bensch

Shares

T +49 (0)511 8381-354
F +49 (0)511 8381-238
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Dr. Silke Bertram

Program Director

T +49 (0)511 8381-289
F +49 (0)511 8381-4289
Additional Information

Background: Silke Bertram studied geography and geosciences, with a Master's degree from the University of Uppsala/Sweden, and received her PhD from the University of Wuerzburg in the framework of the research training group "Geoscience Research in Africa. Geological and Geographical Processes at the Continental Margin of Southwest Africa". She previously held positions as coordinator for study affairs at the Department of Geosciences at the University of Bremen and as officer for science policy, research funding and EU affairs at the Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony.

Subject areas:
  • Area Studies  
  • Earth Sciences  
  • Environmental Sciences  
  • Geography  

Funding initiative:

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Silvia Birck

Assistant

T +49 (0)511 8381-226
F +49 (0)511 8381-4226