There are 26 Research Sections at GFZ, combined in four departments, each Department representing a particular research focus. Long term research objectives at GFZ are realized within the overarching topic-oriented Helmholtz Research Programmes. Every programme includes several Research Topics. Research within topics is done across sections.
Research Ombudspersons: Dr. Robert Trumbull, Dr. Birgit Plessen
Staff Council: Dr. Andrea Vieth-Hillebrand
Equal Opportunity Commissioner: PD Dr. Ute Weckmann
Representative Body for Disabled Employees: Sabine Thiel
Youth and Education Representative: Fabian Pahlow
Sustainability manager: Dr. Knut Kaiser
Compliance: Almut Scholz