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Supervisory Board

The Shareholders for The German Primate Center are the Federal Republic of Germany and the State of Lower Saxony. The Supervisory Board is elected by the shareholders and consists of nine members. It is chaired by the State of Lower Saxony.

Members of the Supervisory Board

Ministerialdirigent Rüdiger Eichel (chairman)
Lower Saxony Ministery for Science and Culture in Hannover

Ministerialrätin Eva Nourney (vice chairman)
The Federal Ministry for Education and Research, Berlin


Regierungsdirektorin Dr. Nina Eidam
Lower Saxony Ministry of Finance, Hannover

Prof. Dr. habil. Michael Klein
TU Berlin (Dep. History and Culture of Science and Technology)

Sabine Brünger-Weilandt
FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure GmbH

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Beisiegel
President of the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen


Dr. Christian Roos
Department for Primate Genetics, German Primate Center

Dr. Tamara Becker
Animal Husbandry, German Primate Center

Prof. Dr. Heiner Niemann (Guest)
Hannover Medical School