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: July, 19th 2024)



Burkhard Holder

VDE Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies e.V., Alzenau/Offenbach


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


Ullrich Bruchmann

Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Berlin


Dr. Gunter Erfurt

Meyer Burger AG


Jürgen Heizmann




Ministerialdirigentin Sibylle Hepting-Hug

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


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


Dr. Norbert Schiedeck
Vaillant Group, Remscheid


Peter Schneidewind
RENA Technologies GmbH, Gütenbach


Armin Schnettler

Profas Energy Consult, Grünwald


Dr. Lioudmila Simon
E.ON Group Innovation, Essen


Thomas Speidel 

ads-tec Energy GmbH, Nürtingen 


Prof. Dr. Frithjof Staiß

Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW), Stuttgart


Ingrid Vogler

GdW, Berlin


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


Prof. Dr. Anke Weidlich
Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg



Peter Schäfer

Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Tourism Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart


Peter Wenzel

PCC SE, Duiburg


Munib Amin

E.ON Group Innovation, Essen 

To be appointed in 2024

Joachim P. Kloock

Ingenieur für Physikalische Technik/ Biomedizinische Technik


Pia Von Ardenne

VON ARDENNE Holding SE & Co. KGaA, Dresden


Timo Haase

Consultant at the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action