The Investment Advisory Committee

Over and above the indispensable audit of the annual accounts by an auditing company, an Investment Advisory Committee made up of high-ranking representatives from German business and academia advises the Foundation on its investment strategy and on evaluating the results achieved.

Professor Dr. Birgitta Wolff (chair)
Rectorate, University of Wuppertal, Wuppertal

Stefan Bielmeier
Chief Investment Officer and Member of the board of directors DZ Privatbank S.A., Luxembourg

Otto Hörner 
Director, Head of Asset Management Infrastructure, Real Estate and ESG, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen am Rhein

Dr. Michael Menhart
Chief Economist, Munich Re, Munich

Dr. Gertrud Traud
Chief Economist/Head of Research & Advisory, Helaba Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen, Frankfurt am Main

(As of Sept. 1, 2022)