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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Jennifer Bansard, M.Sc.

Research Analyst Political Science and Global Governance

Telefon: 030 263948 20E-Mail

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Dr. Carmen Jochem

Health Research Analyst

Telefon: 030 26394815


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Dr. Sebastian Karl

Health Research Analyst

Telefon: 03026394816


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Viola Märtin

Assistant to the Secretary General, Event Management

Telefon: 030 263948 0 Fax: 030 263948 50

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Mario Rinn, B.Sc.

System Administration and Graphics

Telefon: 030 263948 14E-Mail

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Martina Schneider-Kremer, M.A.

Publishing Management

Telefon: 030 2639480

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Dr. Jan Siegmeier

Research Analyst Economics

Telefon: 030 263948 18 E-Mail

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