GFZ structure

There are 30 Research Sections at GFZ, combined in five 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.
 

GFZ organisational structure

Chair
  • Prof. Donald B. Dingwell
Vice Chair
  • Dr. Jürgen Dold
Chair
  • apl. Prof. Judith Schicks
Vice Chair
  • PD Dr. Sascha Brune
Chair
  • MinDirig'in Oda Keppler
Vice Chair
  • ST Tobias Dünow
Scientific Executive Director and Spokesperson of the Executive Board
  • Prof. Dr. Susanne Buiter
Administrative Executive Director
  • Dr. Stefan Schwartze

Research Ombudspersons:Dr. Robert Trumbull, Dr. Birgit Plessen - Website 'GFZ rules for Safeguarding GOOD Scientific Practice'

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- Website 'Sustainability at GFZ'

Compliance:Almut Scholz- Website 'Complinance'

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