The Advisory Board

The Advisory Board of the Maritime Cluster Northern Germany (MCN) aims to further strengthen the association's content-related work by advising and supporting the MCN Executive Board. Moreover, this institution gives the opportunity to members to actively shape the association.

Taking into account regional and professional representativeness as well as their networking in the maritime sector, the Executive Board appointed a total of thirteen representatives from business and science to the MCN Advisory Board.

Structure of the Advisory Board

Dr. Lüder Hogrefe

Speaker of the MCN Advisory Board

North East Consulting GbR

Natallia Dean

Dr. Carsten Hilgenfeld

Head of Research and Development JAKOTA Cruise Systems GmbH | FleetMon

Frank Lewandowski

Sales Manager Maritime Applications Northern Germany HYDAC International

Prof. Dr. Hinrich Mohr

Business Owner GasKraft Engineering

Dr. Ivor Nissen

Independent, Science/Marine Technology

Caspar Spreter von Kreudenstein

Managing Director WINDEA Offshore GmbH & Co. KG

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Axel Hahn

Deputy Speaker of the MCN Advisory Board

Director, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Institute of Systems Engineering for Future Mobility

Dr. Lars Greitsch

Managing Director MMG Mecklenburger Metallguss GmbH

Thomas Bjørn Larsen

Senior Vice President, Head of Office Skuld Germany GmbH

Petra Mahnke

Managing Director and Deputy Chairwoman of the Board Gesellschaft für Maritime Technik e.V.

Christian Naegeli

Advisor for Ship Safety, Nautical Science, Technology and Environmental Protection Verband Deutscher Reeder

Prof. Dr. Eberhard Sauter

Leader Technology Transfer Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung (AWI)