Foundation Council

Organ of the Foundation under German Civil Law

President Board of Trustees

Prof. Dr. Hans Maier
Managing Partner of BGM Associates GmbH

Foundation Council of the German Heart Center Berlin

The German Heart Center Berlin is a Foundation under German civil law that pursues exclusively non-profit aims. The organs of the Foundation are the Foundation Council and the Executive Board. The president of the Board of Trustees is Prof. Dr. Hans Maier; his deputy as president is Günter Dibbern.

Executive Board of the German Heart Center Berlin

The Executive Board manages the German Heart Center Berlin independently and under its own responsibility. It decides on all matters of general and fundamental importance, unless the Board of Trustees is responsible.

Members of the Executive Board are the directors of the clinics and the Institute of Anaesthesiology as well as the commercial director and the nursing director.
The Chairman of the Executive Board is the Medical Director, Prof. Dr. med. Volkmar Falk. His deputy is Prof. Dr. med. Felix Berger, Director of the Department of Congenital Heart Defects/Pediatric Cardiology.

Members of the Foundation Council

The Board of Trustees supervises the management of the Executive Board.
It determines the main features of the realisation of the Foundation's purpose.

Ex officio members of the Foundation Council

1. Dilek Kolat, Senatorin für Gesundheit, Pflege und GleichstellungVertreter: Boris Velter, Staatssekretär für Gesundheit, Pflege und Gleichstellung

2. Michael Müller, Regierender Bürgermeister von BerlinVertreter: Steffen Krach, Staatssekretär für Wissenschaft

3.* Universitätsprofessor Dr. Günter M. Ziegler, Präsident der Freien Universität BerlinVertreter: Universitätsprofessor Dr. Klaus Hoffmann-Holland, Erster Vizepräsident der Freien Universität Berlin

3.* Prof. Dr. Sabine Kunst, Präsidentin der Humboldt-Universität zu BerlinVertreter: Dr. Ludwig Kronthaler, Vizepräsident für Haushalt, Personal und Technik

4. Universitätsprofessor Dr. Heyo Kroemer, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Vorsitzender des VorstandsVertreterin: Astrid Lurati, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Direktorin des Klinikums

*) Since membership of the Foundation Council alternates in accordance with §13, section 1, no. 3, in even-numbered years the President of Humboldt University Berlin is a member and in odd-numbered years the President of the Free University Berlin.