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 Northern Germany. The federal state of Schleswig-Holstein will take on this task in 2022.


Knut Gerdes


Maritime Consulting Knut Gerdes


Frank Nicolai


Moore BRL GmbH

Johannes Hartwig

Assessor (State Representative in 2022)

Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Verkehr, Arbeit, Technologie und Tourismus Schleswig-Holstein

Dr. Jens Tathoff


biike GmbH

Martin Pieper

Second Chairman

Elmar Hertzog und Partner Management Consultants GmbH

Prof. Bastian Gruschka


Dr. Iris Hayes


Phi-Stone AG