Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee advises and supports the Presidency and the Managing Directors.

The committee is comprised of at least twelve members elected by the Presidency for a two-year term.


Advisory Committee members

Dr. Patrick Adenauer

Executive board member Bauwens Group, Cologne

Karin Arnold 

Lawyer and notary public, Berlin

Prof. Dr. Alexander Bassen   

Hamburg University, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Hamburg

Dr. Nicolas Blanchard

Member of the Management Board of HSH Nordbank AG, Hamburg

Michael O. Bentlage 

 CEO of Hauck & Aufhäuser Privatbankiers AG, Frankfurt

Prof. Dr. Edgar Ernst

President Financial Reporting Enforcement Panel (FREP), Berlin

Dr. Jürgen Flaskamp

Member of the Board of Directors Flaskamp Invest SA, Luxembourg

Prof. Dr. Gunther Friedl

Business Administration and Controlling, Technische Universität München

Karin-Brigitte Göbel

CEO of Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf

Dr. Stephan Howaldt

CEO of Howaldt & Co. Investmentaktienges. TGV

Klaus Rainer Kirchhoff

CEO Kirchhoff Consult AG, Hamburg

Prof. Dr. Roland Klose

FOM-dips (Deutsches Institut für Portfoliostrategie), Essen

Dr. Thomas Kurze

Management Consultant, Berlin

Dr. Arno Morenz

Independent Director and Member of the Audit Committee, Fidelity Funds, Luxemburg

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Noack   

Professor at the Institute for Civil, Commercial and Economic Law at Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf  

Andreas L.J. Povel

Management consultant, Bad Homburg

Dr. Volker van Rüth

Spokesman of the Management Board of BayernInvest Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH, Munich

Helmut Ruwisch

Former CEO of Indus Holding AG, Bergisch Gladbach

Herbert J. Scheidt

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bank Vontobel AG, Zurich, Switzerland

Dr. Erhard Schipporeit

Independent management consultant, Hanover

Günter T. Schlösser

Managing Partner Portfolio Concept Vermögensmanagement GmbH, Cologne

Prof. Dr. Theo Siegert

Managing Partner of de Haen Carstanjen & Söhne, Düsseldorf

Prof. Dr. Stefan Simon

Lawyer and member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt

Dyrk Vieten

Managing Director of Landesbank Berlin Investment GmbH, Berlin

Jens Wöhler

Partner Advyce GmbH, Düsseldorf

Dr. Christian Wrede

Managing Director of Taunus Capital Advisory GmbH, Frankfurt