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Organization

IAMO is a foundation under public law that is governed by an executive board, a board of trustees and a scientific advisory board.

Executive Board

The Executive Board is composed of the heads of the three scientific departments and the administration and central services department. The Executive Board, in harmonization with the Board of Trustees, manages the institute’s business and directs its long-term strategic development. This includes drawing up research programs and responsibility for their implementation, preparing proposals for filling management positions, budgeting and carrying out annual economic plans and multi-year financial planning, as well as promoting cooperation with universities and other research institutions. The current members of the Executive Board are:

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is made up of representatives of IAMO’s funding bodies – the federal government and the State of Saxony-Anhalt – as well as the Chairman and Vice-chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board and additional dignitaries from academia and politics. The Board of Trustees supervises the management of the institute, approves the annual accounts, supports the long-term strategic planning of the institute and approves the activities of the Executive Board in the previous financial year. The current members of the Board of Trustees are:

  • MinR. Thomas Reitmann, Ministry of Sciences and Economic Affairs of the Federal State of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany (Chairman)
  • MinDirig. Friedrich Wacker, German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (Deputy Chairman)
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Bron, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Bernhard Brümmer, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
  • Dr. Reinhard Grandke, DLG Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft – German Agricultural Society, Germany
  • MinR. Jobst Jungehülsing, German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture
  • Undersecretary of State Anne-Marie Keding, Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment of the Federal State of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dieter Kirschke, Humboldt-Universität Berlin, Germany

Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board advises the Executive Board and the Board of Trustees on scientific and technical matters and supports collaboration with research institutions in Germany and abroad. This body is also tasked with carrying out appraisals of IAMO’s professional activities at regular intervals. The current members of the Scientific Advisory Board are:

  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dieter Kirschke, Humboldt-Universität Berlin, Germany (Chairman)
  • Prof. Dr. Bernhard Brümmer, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany (Deputy Chairman)
  • Dr. Martin Banse, Thünen-Institut, Brunswick, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Martina Brockmeier, University of Hohenheim, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Emil Erjavec, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Prof. Dr. Imre Fertö, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Grings, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
  • Dr. Heike Harmgart, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), London, United Kingdom, and Amman, Jordan
  • Prof. Dr. Laure Latruffe, French Institute for Research in Agriculture (INRA) - Rennes, France
  • Dr. Hermann Lotze-Campen, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Germany
  • Prof. William H. Meyers PhD, University of Missouri, USA
  • Prof. Dr. Ada Wossink, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
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Organisation chart

graphic organisation chart of IAMO

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