The Board of Trustees of the UKE

The Board of Trustees advises the Executive Board and supervises the Management which was appointed by the Executive Board. The Executive Board can be demanded by the Board of Trustees to present all books and records. The Board of Trustees can audit and inspect them on site. Alternatively, the Board of Trustees can entrust individual members to do so or have special experts perform certain tasks. Furthermore, the Board of Trustees controls the implementation of the UKE’s operational goal, cooperation with the Medical Faculty and guarantee of the research and teaching included.The meetings are held in camera four times a year.

Further information on the scope of duties or the composition of the Board of Trustees may be learnt from the Law for the establishment of the public corporation "University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf" and the regulation concerning the articles of association of the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) – public body.

Mrs. Katharina Fegebank (Chairwoman)

Second Mayor and Senator in the Authority of Science, Research and Equality

Mr. Prof. Dr. Hauke Heekeren (Deputy Chairman)
President of the University of Hamburg

Mr. Prof. Dr. Martin Aepfelbacher
Director of the Institute of Medical Microbiology, Virology and Hygiene Center for Diagnostics

Mrs. Sybilla Borgström
Staff Council for non-academic staff

Mr. Prof. Dr. Kay Grünewald
Deputy Scientific Director
CSSB - Centre for Structural Systems Biology

Mrs. Julia Jäkel
Former Chief Executive Officer
Gruner + Jahr GmbH & Co. KG

Mrs. Dr. Ingrid Nümann-Seidewinkel
Senator retired

Mrs. Silvia Ortner
Staff Council for non-academic staff

Mrs. Dr. Sibylle Roggencamp
Head of Asset and Portfolio Management in the Fiscal Authority of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

Mr. Prof. Dr. Jürgen Schölmerich
Former Chief executive and Medical Director
University Hospital Frankfurt Goethe University

Mr. Dr. Alexander Schultze
Emergency Room UKE
Deputy Medical Director

Mrs. Dr. Monika Wolf
Department of Pediatrics
Senior physician pediatric intensive care and neonatology