The Partners’ Meeting is the principal decision-making body of Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH. It is composed of members representing the two partners: the Federal Republic of Germany and the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
MinDir Volker Rieke
Chairman, Federal Ministry of Education and Research
The Supervisory Board supervises the lawfulness, expedience and economic efficiency of management. It makes decisions on important research-related and financial issues of the company.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Marquardt
The Board of Directors conduct the business affairs of Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH in accordance with the partnership agreement. They report to the Supervisory Board. The contact for all questions and concerns relating to the Board of Directors is the Office of the Board of Directors.
Prof. Dr. Astrid Kiendler-Scharr
Chair, Institute of Energy and Climate Research
The Scientific and Technical Council (WTR) advises the Partners’ Meeting, the Supervisory Board and the Board of Directors on all issues associated with the strategic orientation of Forschungszentrum Jülich and on all scientific and technical issues of general importance.
Dr. Heike Riel
Chair, IBM Research – Zurich, Switzerland
The Scientific Advisory Council advises Forschungszentrum Jülich on all scientific and technical issues of general importance. This includes Jülich’s strategy and the planning of research and development activities, promoting the optimal use of research facilities, and issues related to collaborations with universities and other research institutions.