Executive Board

The association's executive board consists of seven volunteers: the chairman, the second chairman, the treasurer and four assessors. The committee members include a state representative who represents the five federal states of nothern Germany. The federal state of Lower-Saxony will take on this task in 2021.


Knut Gerdes


Maritime Consulting Knut Gerdes


Frank Nicolai


Moore BRL GmbH

Dr. Iris Hayes


Phi-Stone AG

Dr. Jens Tathoff


biike GmbH

Martin Pieper

Second Chairman

Elmar Hertzog und Partner Management Consultants GmbH

Prof. Bastian Gruschka


Dr. Niels Kämpny

Assessor (State Representative in 2021)

Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Arbeit, Verkehr und Digitalisierung