Founder & Founding Chairmen

Richard C. Holbrooke (1941-2010)
Richard C. Holbrooke (1941-2010)
Former US Ambassador to Germany, Diplomat, and Author; Founder
Henry A. Kissinger
Henry A. Kissinger
Former US Secretary of State; Founding Chairman
Thomas Farmer (1923-2015)
Thomas Farmer (1923-2015)
Attorney and Intelligence Officer; Founding Chairman
Richard Von Weizsäcker (1920-2015)
Richard von Weizsäcker (1920-2015)
Former President of the Federal Republic of Germany; Founding Chairman

Officers

Gahl Hodges Burt
Gahl Hodges Burt
Chairman
Manfred Bischoff
Manfred Bischoff
Co-Vice Chairman
Gerhard Casper
Gerhard Casper
Co-Vice Chairman
Stephen Burbank
Stephen Burbank
Co-Secretary
John C. Kornblum
John C. Kornblum
Co-Secretary

Trustees

Botstein

Leon Botstein

President, Bard College
Brand

Martin Brand

Blackstone Private Equity
Cohen, Roger

Roger Cohen

Columnist, New York Times
Donnersmarck, Florian Von

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Film Director
Doepfner, Mattias

Matthias Döpfner

Chairman & CEO, Axel Springer SE
Marina

Marina Kellen French

Philanthropist
Giesen

Hans-Michael Giesen

Attorney, Giesen Heidbrink
Grafton, Anthony

Anthony Grafton

Princeton University
Gray, C

C. Boyden Gray

Boyden Gray & Associates
Gregorian

Vartan Gregorian

President, Carnegie Corporation of New York
Gundlach

Andrew Gundlach

Director, First Eagle Holdings
Herrmann

Wolfgang Herrmann

President, Technische Universität München
Holtzbrinck

Stephan von Holtzbrinck

CEO, Holtzbrinck Publishing Group
Ippen, Dirk

Dirk Ippen

Münchener Zeitungs-Verlag
Ischinger

Wolfgang Ischinger

Chairman, Munich Security Conference
Joffe

Josef Joffe

Editor & Publisher, Die Zeit
Kellen, Michael 3

Michael Kellen

Director, First Eagle Holdings
Klein, Michael 1

Michael Klein

Managing Partner, M. Klein & Company LLC
Leibinger, Regine 1

Regine Leibinger

Architect, Barkow Leibinger
Levensohn, Pascal

Pascal Levensohn

Levensohn Venture Partners
Mai, Vincent

Vincent Mai

Chairman & CEO, Cranemere Group
Malchow, Wolfgang

Wolfgang Malchow

Managing Partner, Bosch
NinavonMaltzahn3

Nina von Maltzahn

Philanthropist
Marton, Kati

Kati Marton

Journalist & Author
Mehretu, Julie

Julie Mehretu

Visual Artist
Mousavizadah, Nader (2)

Nader Mousavizadah

Macro Advisory Partners
Peterson, Sandra 1

Sandra E. Peterson

Worldwide Chairman, Johnson & Johnson
Rupp, George 1

George E. Rupp

Former CEO, International Rescue Committee
Schlondorff, Volker

Volker Schlöndorff

Filmmaker
Solmssen, Peter_072013

Peter Y. Solmssen

General Counsel, AIG
Michael Steinberg Bio Portrait (web)

Michael P. Steinberg (ex officio)

President, American Academy in Berlin
Wallich, Christine 1

Christine Wallich

Former Executive, World Bank
Wilhelm, Ulrich 1

Ulrich Wilhelm

Director General, Bayerischer Rundfunk
White, Maureen 1

Maureen White

Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Wylie, Andrew

Andrew Wylie

The Wylie Agency
Yu, Pauline

Pauline Yu

President, American Council of Learned Societies

Senior Counselors

Gaul, Richard

Richard Gaul

Deutscher Rat für Public Relations
Ohnesorg, Xaver

Xavier Ohnesorg

Stiftung Klavier-Festival Ruhr
Von Der Planitz, Bernhard

Bernhard von der Planitz

Former German Consul General to the United States
Scheibler, Victoria

Victoria Scheibler

Roth, Karen

Karen Roth

Friends of NPR Berlin

Trustees, Officers, and Executives Emeriti

Birkelund, John

John P. Birkelund

Saratoga Partners
Breipohl, Diethart

Diethart Breipohl

Former CFO, Allianz SE
Goeltz, Richard K

Richard Goeltz

American Express
VonDerHeyden, Karl

Karl M. von der Heyden

Chairman Emeritus
Mayerhuber, Wolfgang

Wolfgang Mayrhuber

Former CEO, Lufthansa
Pearlstine, Norm

Norman Pearlstine

President Emeritus
Smith, Gary

Gary Smith

Executive Director Emeritus
Stern, Fritz

Fritz Stern (1926-2016)

Columbia University

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