DGAP Boards

The institutions of the German Council on Foreign Relations consist of the general assembly, the presidium, and the executive board of the presidium. More details about the functions of these institutions can be found in the Statutes of the DGAP (in German).

DGAP Boards

Board of Directors

H.E. Rolf Nikel
Vice President

Georg Graf Waldersee

Jutta Freifrau von Falkenhausen

Dr. Thomas Bagger

Geraldine Schroeder

Marcus Wassenberg

Joanna Klever


Ex officio members of the Executive Board:

Advisory Council
  • Dr. Stefanie Babst
  • Elmar Brok
  • Henri de Castries
  • Katrin Gaertner
  • Dr. Stephan Goetz
  • Eric Gujer
  • Stefan Haid
  • Christiane Hoffmann
  • Prof. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Ischinger
  • Dr. Joh. Christian Jacobs
  • Eckart von Klaeden
  • Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer
  • Dr. Anja Langenbucher
  • Prof. Dr. Franz Mayer
  • David McAllister
  • Dr. Hannah Neumann
  • Christopher Freiherr von Oppenheim
  • Dr. Kristi Raik
  • Prof. Dr. Mikkel Vedby Rasmussen
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Risse
  • Herbert J. Scheidt
  • Dr. Constanze Stelzenmüller
  • Dr. Nathalie Tocci
  • Prof. Dr. Christoph Trebesch
  • Prof. Dr. Natasha Wunsch

The members of the Advisory Coucil were elected on 24.11.2022 at the General Assembly.


Honorary Members
  • Dr. Arend Oetker (Honorary President)
  • Dr. Ursula Braun 
  • Dr. Klaus von Dohnanyi 
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Karl Kaiser
  • Hans-Ulrich Klose 
  • Prof. Dr. Rita Süssmuth 
  • Prof. h.c. Günter Verheugen
  • Dr. Antje Vollmer
Financial Committee
  • Dr. Stephan Goetz
  • Prof. Dr. Klaus Mangold
  • Herbert J. Scheidt
Academic Advisory Committee
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Risse (Chair)
  • Prof. Dr. Armin Grunwald
  • Prof. Dr. Mikkel Vedby Rasmussen
  • Prof. Dr. Natasha Wunsch
  • Fiona Hill, PhD


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