Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees assesses the research projects and advises the Institute Directorate and the Executive of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft with regard to the work programme of Fraunhofer ISE (Status: December, 31, 2022)



Burkhard Holder

VDE Renewables GmbH,



Prof. Dr. Michael Bauer
Drees & Sommer SE, Stuttgart


Ullrich Bruchmann

German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWI), Berlin


Dr. Gunter Erfurt

Meyer Burger AG


Jürgen Heizmann

AZUR SPACE Solar Power GmbH, Heilbronn

Sibylle Hepting-Hug

State Ministry of the Environment, Climate Protection and Energy Sector, Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart


Günther Leßnerkraus
State Ministry of Finance and Economics, Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart


Prof. Dr. Wolfram Münch
EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG, Karlsruhe


Dr. Stefan Reber
TPRC GmbH, Gundelfingen


Dr. Norbert Schiedeck
Vaillant Group, Remscheid


Peter Schneidewind
RENA Technologies GmbH, Gütenbach


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Armin Schnettler
Siemens New Energy Business, München


Dr. Lioudmila Simon
E.ON Group Innovation, Essen

Thomas Speidel
ads-tec GmbH, Nürtingen


Prof. Dr. Frithjof Staiß
Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW), Stuttgart


Prof. Dr. Anke Weidenkaff
Fraunhofer Research Institution for Materials Recycling and Resource Strategies IWKS, Alzenau


Prof. Dr. Anke Weidlich
Albert Ludwig University, Freiburg