Foundation Council

Organ of the Foundation under German Civil Law



President of the Foundation Council

Dr. Reinhard Uppenkamp
CEO, Berlin Chemie AG

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 Foundation Council is Dr. Reinhard Uppenkamp; his deputy as president is Prof. Dr. Hans-Jochen Stolpmann.

Members of the Foundation Council

Ex officio members of the Foundation Council

1. Dilek Kolat, Senator for Health, Care and Equality
Deputy: Boris Velter, State Secretary for Health, Care and Equality

2. Michael Müller, Governing Mayor of Berlin
Deputy: Steffen Krach, State Secretary for Science

3.* University Professor Dr. Peter-André Alt, President of the Free University Berlin
Deputy: University Professor Dr. phil. nat. Dr. Monika Schäfer-Korting, First Vice President of the Free University Berlin

3.* Prof. Dr. Sabine Kunst, President of Humboldt University Berlin
Deputy: Prof. Dr. Recardo Manzke, Vice President for Budgeting, Personnel and Technology

4. University Professor Dr. Karl M. Einhäupl, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin,
President of the Board of Directors
Deputy: Astrid Lurati, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Hospital Director

*Membership of the Foundation Council alternates in accordance with §13, subsection 1, no. 3. In even-numbered years the member is the President of Humboldt University Berlin; in odd-numbered years the member is the President of the Free University Berlin.

Coopted Members of the Foundation Council

1. Dr. Reinhard Uppenkamp, CEO Berlin Chemie AG
Deputy: Dr. Rainer Kern, Berlin Chemie AG

2. Günter Dibbern
Deputy: Dr. Volker Leienbach, Association of Private Health Insurers e.V.

3. Prof. em. Dr. med. Joachim Dudenhausen
Deputy: Rainer Ruff, Lawyer

4. Jan Eder, Managing Director, Berlin Chamber of Industry and Commerce
Deputy: Dr. Marion Haß, Berlin Chamber of Industry and Commerce

5. Wolfgang Fixson
Deputy: Dr. Horst Beyer, Paulinen Hospital e.V.

6. Prof. Dr. Friedrich C. Luft, Medical Director, Charité   Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Buch, Experimental and Clinical Research Center
Deputy: Prof. Dr. Norbert Hübner, Max Delbrück Center

7. Prof. Dr. Hans Maier
Deputy: Prof. Dr. Gert Bruche, University of Economics and Law, Campus Schöneberg

8. Prof. Dr. Jürgen Mlynek, President, Humboldt University Berlin, Department of Physics
Deputy: Dr. Rolf Zettl, Berliner Institute for Health Research, Administrative Board

9. Prof. Dr. Hans-Jochen Stolpmann
Deputy: Prof. Dr. Heinrich Josef Lübke

10. Prof. Dr. Karsten Vilmar, Honorary President, Federal Physicians’ Association
Deputy: Dr. Peter Semler

11. Prof. Dr. Andreas Michael Zeiher, J. W. Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main
Deptuty: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dipl. Biol. Stefanie Dimmeler, J. W. Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main