Executive Board

Dr Wolfgang Rohe
Chairman of the Executive Board
+49 201 24522-50
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Dr Wolfgang Rohe was appointed as Executive Director of Stiftung Mercator in 2014.

He previously held various positions at two of the most influential science organizations in Germany. From 1992 to 2002, he worked with the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) in Bonn, initially in the Department for Collaborative Research Centers and then as Head of the strategic planning unit. In 2002, he moved to the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat) where he served as Head of the Research Policy Department and since 2005 also as Vice Secretary General. Wolfgang Rohe holds a Ph.D. in German philology.

Dr Markus Piduhn
Executive Director
+49 201 24522-40
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Dr Markus Piduhn has been an Executive Director of Stiftung Mercator since 2015 and heads the Commercial Affairs Division.

Previously he was Area Vice President Business Industries at the TecDAX-listed CompuGroup Medical. A chemist with a PhD and MBA, Dr Piduhn has during the course of his career held various positions at the MDAX-listed company Gerresheimer, most recently as Executive Vice President Tubular Glass Europe & Asia, at consultant firm Arthur D. Little and at DSM Polyolefine.

Executive Board Office

Eva-Maria Hertfelder
Team Leader Executive Board Office
Eva-Maria Hertfelder will be your contact person again from 08.09.2022.
Fabian Klein-Arndt
Project Coordinator
+49 201 24522-851
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Katrin Nieß
Executive Assistant
Katrin Nieß will be your contact person again from 20.06.2022
Isabell Raiss
Executive Assistant
+49 201 24522-60
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Phil Reckermann
Manager Project Office
+49 201 24522-64
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Digital Society

Carla Hustedt
Director Centre for Digital Society
+49 201 24522-31
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David Alders
Project Manager
+49 201 24522-734
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Oliver Bott
Project Manager
+49 201 245 22-35
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Florian Christ
Project Manager
+49 201 24522-820
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Yvonne Wintersieg
Division Assistant
+49 201 24522-758
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Lea Wulf
Project manager
+49 201 245 22-842
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Daniel Laudy
Student assistant
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Ahmad Alkhatib
Student assistant
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Europe in the World

Dr Anne Duncker
Director Centre for Europe in the World
+49 201 24522-822
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Wiebke Hamel
Project Manager
+49 201 24522-744
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Yvonne Hanrath
Division Assistant
+49 201 24522-861
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Jennifer Hecht
Project Manager
+49 201 24522-742
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Reena James
Alumni Manager
+49 201 24522-69
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Jana Lassen
Project Manager
+49 201 24522-65
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Mira Luthe-Xu
Project Manager
+49 201 24522-745
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Teresa Spancken
Project Manager
+49 201 24522-747
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Arthur Tarnowski
Project Manager
+49 201 24522-726
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Alexander Teichert
Division Assistant
+49 201 245 22-856
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Marco Fritsch
Intern
+49 201 24522-833
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Anna Beseda
Student assistant
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Lukas Hensen
Student assistant
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Katja Rüskamp
Student assistant
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Istanbul Office

Jannes Tessmann
Head of Istanbul Office
+90 212 24352-33
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Derya Arac
Division Assistant
+90 212 243 52-32
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Peking Office

Matthias Stepan
Head of Beijing Representative Office
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Zhang Yan
Project Manager
+86 10 85276966-12
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Michael Kahn-Ackermann
China Advisor
+86 10 85276966-19
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Climate Action

Dr Lars Grotewold
Director Centre for Climate Action
+49 201 24522-32
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Dr Klaus Kordowski
Project Manager
+49 201 24522-846
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Philipp Offergeld
Project Manager
+49 201 24522-838
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Charlotte Ruhbaum
Project Manager
+49 201 24522-45
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Philipp Wesemann
Project Manager
+49 201 24522-702
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Yvonne Wintersieg
Division Assistant
+49 201 24522-758
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Charlotte Dirks
Intern
+49 201 245 22-839
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Ahmad Alkhatib
Student assistant
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Participation and Cohesion

Christiane von Websky
Director Centre for Participation and Cohesion
+49 201 24522-52
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Mariam Ahmed
Project Manager
+49 201 24522-738
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Santiago Cuervo Escobar
Project Manager
+49 201 245 22-61
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Anna Dieterle
Project Manager
Anna Dieterle will be your contact person again from 25.04.2023
Yvonne Hanrath
Division Assistant
+49 201 24522-861
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Maria Lenk
Project Manager
+49 201 24522-53
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Katja Lenz
Project Manager
+49 201 24522-725
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Katharina Tesmer
Project Manager
Katharina Tesmer will be your contact person again from 09.10.2022
Mona Wallraff
Project Manager
Mona Wallraff will be your contact person again from 20.08.2022
Joke Hector
Intern
+49 201 245 22-852
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Suna Jatta
Intern
+49 201 245 22-754
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Simone Lehmann
student assistant
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Audrey Tshimanga-Dilangu
student assistant
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Cultural Education

Helmut Seidenbusch
Director Centre for Cultural Education
+49 201 24522-37
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Anke Troschke
Project Manager
+49 201 24522-845
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Ole Borgert
Student assistant
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Ruhrgebiet

Laura Scharm
Project Manager
+49 201 24522-857
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Communications

Lothar Kuhn
Director Communication
+49 201 245 22-36
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Sophie Greve
Communication Manager Online
+49 201 24522-840
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Julia Heer
Communication Manager Online
+49 201 24522-849
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Jennifer Heimann
Communication Manager Design
+49 201 24522-41
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Jochen Heimberg
Communication Manager Press
+49 201 24522-841
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Marie Maternus
Communication Manager Events
+49 201 24522-830
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Beate Wallek
Communication Manager Events
+49 201 24522-46
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Leo Jarkov
Intern
+49 201 245 22-868
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Lojaen Abd Alhaq
Student assistant
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Linus Pingel
Student assistant
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Mercator Center Berlin

Gregor Darmer
Head of Mercator Center Berlin
+49 30 2007457-57
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Mariana Diaz Guerrero
Receptionist
+49 30 2007457-0
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Oleksandra Gnyp
Communication Manager Events
+49 30 2007457-59
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Dilara Gökdemir
Coordinator PZB
+49 30 2007457-58
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Franziska Roßland
Event Manager
Franziska Roßland will be your contact person again from 10.08.2022.
Fabian Voss
Communication Manager political Communication
+49 30 2007457-57
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Anne Lodewick
Intern
+49 30 2007457-59
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Pascale Lay
Student assistant
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Commercial Resort

Angela Steinfeldt
Receptionist
+49 201 24522-20
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 Legal Department

Marcel Werner
Legal Counsel
+49 201 245 22-62
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Asli Yildirim
Student assistant
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Controlling and Finance

Verena Jurgeit
Head of Controlling and Finance
+49 201 24522-49
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Sylvia Burgfeld
Financial Accountant
+49 201 24522-714
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Mathias Busshoff
Subsidiary Controller
+49 201 24522-722
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Christopher Dupin
Project Controller
+49 201 24522-721
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Maria Fricke
Financial Accountant
+49 201 24522-713
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Philipp Seeger
Financial Accountant
+49 201 24522-710
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FACILITY MANAGEMENT

Harald Koschel
Mailroom/Receiving Department
+49 201 245 22-715
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Marcel Nolte
Facility Management
+4920124522- 720
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Ulrike Stüker
Administration/Mailroom
+49 201 24522-717
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Henning Weißmann
Event Technique
+49 201 24522-831
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Human Resources

Marlene Göbel
Human Resources Manager
+49 201-24522-709
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Sabrina Kunz
Salary and Benefit Accountant
+49 201 24522-712
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Jana Lang
Salary and Benefit Accountant
+49 201 24522-719
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Katrin Michaelis
Human Resources Manager
+49 201 24522-727
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Marie Rommersbach
Human Resources Manager
+49 201 24522-718
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Ann-Kathreen Bouiri
Student assistant
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Annika Norenberg
Student assistant
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IT

Tobias Meinicke
IT Manager
+49 201 24522-824
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Marita Bullmann
Software support
+49 201 24522-825
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Seyed Mohammadhasan Haghani Nezhad
Student assistant
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Robin Ströter
Student assistant
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