The Secretariat is the organizational hub of the WBGU. It contributes its scientific expertise, coordinates processes, organizes logistical workflows, and curates events. In consultation with the Council, it develops cooperation and communication formats and is the contact interface for ministries, the press and the public.

Current members of the Council  The Council's research analysts

Dr. Marion Schulte zu Berge


Telefon: 030 263948 10E-Mail

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Dr. Astrid Schulz

Deputy Secretary-General

Telefon: 030 263948 17E-Mail

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Dr. Benno Pilardeaux

Head of Media and Public Relations

Telefon: 030 263948 12 E-Mail

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Dr. Mareike Blum

Research Analyst Political Science and Global Governance

Telefon: 030 263948 20


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Daniela Donadei

Communication- and Media Design

Telefon: 030 263948 13


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Tallulah Gundelach, M.Sc.

Research Analyst Biodiversity and Ecosystems

Telefon: 030 263948 11E-Mail

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Rüdiger Haum, PhD

Telefon: 030 263948 19 E-Mail

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Oskar Masztalerz

Health Research Analyst

Telefon: 030 26394815


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Viola Märtin

Assistant to the Secretary General, Event Management

Telefon: 030 263948 0E-Mail

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Tom Puhlmann

Student assistant

Telefon: 030 263948 16


Mario Rinn, B.Sc.

System Administration and Graphics

Telefon: 030 263948 14E-Mail

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Dr. Jan Siegmeier

Senior Economist

Telefon: 030 263948 18 E-Mail

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