Board of Curators


The Board of Curators according to the bylaws decides on all fundamental matters within the foundation’s field of activity and exercises its supervisory rights over the Director. It appoints the Director for management of the institute, decides on the research program and verifies compliance and its implementation.

Currently, the following persons are members of the Board of Curators:

Kristin Romanowski

Chair Person
Ministry for Climate Protection, Agriculture, Rural Areas and the Environment of the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Department 3 – Agriculture and rural areas, Director of Department 360

RegDir Dr. Thomas Schneider

Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture
Director of Department 725 - Animals and technology, digitalisation in Division 7

MinRn Silvia Dietz

Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture
Director of Department 123 - Research and innovation, coordination of the research area

Holger Wandsleb

Ministry of Science, Culture, Federal and European Affairs of the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Department 3 – Science and research, Higher education institutions, Dep. 340 – Research funding, research policy

Prof. Dr. Daniela Jacob

Director of the Climate Service Center Germany (GERIS), Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon, Hamburg

Prof. Dr. Konrad Miegel

University of Rostock
Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Professorship of Hydrology and Applied Meteorology

Dr. Erwin Hasenpusch

President of The German Society for Animal Production e.V. (DGfZ), Deputy General Manager Rinderzucht Schleswig-Holstein eG, Neumünster

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Zentek

Freie Universität Berlin
Department of Veterinary Medicine, Institute of Animal Nutrition