Management & Boards



Board of Directors

Prof. Dr med. Jürgen May - Chair | Prof. Dr med. Stephan Günther -Deputy Chair | Prof. Dr rer. nat. Iris Bruchhaus - Member of the Board of Directors | Birgit Mueller - Managing Director

Photo of the four board members: Two women and two men dressed in dark costumes or suits stand in front of a concrete wall and smile towards the camera.
Board of Directors: Stephan Günther, Birgit Müller, Iris Bruchhaus, Jürgen May   ©BNITM | Dino Schachten



Scientific Advisory Board

Prof. Dr Emil Christian Reisinger, Chair (Rostock University Medical Center)

Prof. Dr Barbara Bröker, Deputy Chair (Greifswald University Hospital)

Prof. Dr Heinz Feldmann (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Hamilton, USA)

Prof. Dr Boris Striepen (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA)

Prof. Dr Jürg Utzinger (Swiss Tropical & Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland)

Prof. Dr Julia Walochnik (Medical University of Vienna, Austria)

Prof. Dr Hajo Zeeb (Leibnz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology, Bremen)

Board of Trustees

State Secretary Dr Eva Gümbel, Chair (State Ministry of Science and Research, Hamburg)

Dr Christophe Bayer, Deputy Chair (Federal Ministry of Health, Berlin)

Prof. Dr Martin Aepfelbacher (Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), Hamburg)

Claudia Güsken (External Member)

Dr Silke Heinemann (State Ministry of Social Affairs – Office for Health, Hamburg)

Dr Joachim Klein (Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Berlin)

Dr.Meike Pahlmann (Staff Representative, BNITM)

Prof. Dr Iris Pigeot (External Member)

Dr Ulrike Poller (State Ministry of Health)

Prof. Dr Emil Christian Reisinger, advisory member (Chair of BNITM Scientific Advisory Board)

Dr Toni Rieger (Staff Representative, BNITM)


Photo of eight middle-aged men and women in a modern stairwell made of exposed concrete. They are dressed in summery clothes and look smilingly into the camera.
The Board of Trustees in 2023 (from left to right): Dr Joachim Klein, Claudia Güsken, Prof. Dr Martin Aepfelbacher, State Councillor Dr Eva Gümbel, Dr Meike Pahlmann, Dr Ulrike Poller, Dr Christophe Bayer, Prof. Dr Iris Pigeot. Missing are Dr Silke Heinemann, Prof. Dr Emil Christian Reisinger and Dr Toni Rieger.   ©BNITM | Dino Schachten
Board Secretariat

Britta Rehn

phone: +49 40 285380-260

fax: +49 40 285380-265