The association

The European Academy Berlin derives its legal identity from the Europäische Akademie Berlin e.V., a registered association (e.V.), which includes the following institutions and persons:

Natural persons:

  • Betterman, Erik, former Director of Deutsche Welle
  • Brantner, Dr. Franziska, Member of the German Parliament, Bündnis 90/ Die Grünen
  • Despot, Dr. Andrea, Academy Director, European Academy Berlin
  • Diepgen, Eberhard, Lawyer, former Governing Mayor of Berlin
  • Ernst, Dieter, former State Secretary, former spokesperson for the Board of Berlinwasser International
  • Evers, Stefan, Member of the Berlin Parliament, CDU Berlin
  • Kaufmann, Dr. Sylvia-Yvonne, MEP SPD 2014-2019
  • Klein, Dr. Peter-Jörg, Lawyer
  • Liebich, Stefan, Member of the German Parliament, Die Linke
  • Link, Michael Georg, Member of the German Parliament, FDP
  • Löning, Markus, owner, Human Rights und Responsible Business
  • Merkel, Petra, former Member of the German Parliament
  • Moser, Hubertus, former Chairman of the Managing Board and Board of Directors of Landesbank Berlin
  • Pfennig, Dr. Gero, Lawyer and Notary public, Berlin
  • Rasch, Walter, Managing partner of HPE Development GmbH, Chairman of the Federal Association of Private Housing and Real Estate Companies e.V. (BFW); former Minister in Berlin
  • Roth-Behrendt, Dagmar, Lawyer, former Vice President of the European Parliament
  • Schillhaneck, Anja, Member of the Berlin Parliament, Bündnis 90/ Die Grünen 2006-2019
  • Schmidt, Christian, Minister, Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Member of the German Parliament
  • Schmitz, André, former Secretary for Cultural Matters of Berlin, Chairman of the Schwarzkopf Foundation
  • Wowereit, Klaus, former Governing Mayor of Berlin
  • Zimmermann, Frank, Member of the Berlin Parliament, SPD

Corporate entities:

  • Berliner Volksbank eG, represented by Daniel Keller, Chairman of the Board
  • Deutsche Telekom AG, represented by Fritz Uwe Hofmann, Head, political representation of interests division

Managing Committee:

  • Dieter Ernst, Committee Chair
  • Dr. Andrea Despot, Committee Deputy Chair, Managing Committee Member
  • Petra Merkel, Committee Deputy Chair

Cash auditors:

  • Markus Löning
  • Walter Rasch

Articles of Association

*) Register court: Amtsgericht Berlin-Charlottenburg – register number: VR 3197 B correct as of: January 2019