Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees supervises the manage­ment of the institute and approves the budget.
Its members are:


  • Timon Gremmels (Chair), Minister for Higher Education, Research, Science and the Arts of Hesse
  • Boris Rhein, Prime Minister of the State of Hesse
  • Ulrich Scharlack, Federal Ministry of Education and Science
  • Dr Christina Norwig, Federal Ministry of Education and Science
  • Mike Josef, Mayor of the City of Frankfurt
  • Prof Dr Enrico Schleiff, President of Goethe University Frankfurt
  • Dr Paula Macedo Weiß
  • Martin Kobler, Ambassador (rtd)


The following persons participate in the Board’s meetings in an advisory capacity:

  • Prof. Dr Tanja Börzel, Chair of PRIF's Advisory Board
  • Dr Daniel Mullis, Chair of PRIF's Research Council