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Leadership and governance

The Berghof Foundation is a Germany-based not-for-profit organisation. The Executive Directors head the staff, and report to a Board of Trustees. Find more about our leadership and governance below.


Strategic priorities 2021-23

While continuing to work in our three main fields of activity – Practice, Learning and Research – the Berghof Foundation is also responding to a shifting global context. Learn more about our current and emerging focal areas for the coming three years.

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Executive Directors

Andrew Gilmour and Andrea Joras are the Executive Directors of the Berghof Foundation.

Board of trustees

The board of trustees supervises our work. Its members are:

  • Johannes Zundel, Chair
    CEO Berghof Foundation Trust, Tübingen, Germany
  • Dr. rer. pol. Günther Bächler
    Former Ambassador and Special Envoy, Berne, Switzerland
  • Sandra Breka
    Member of the Board of Management, Robert Bosch Stiftung, Berlin, Germany
  • Diana V. Chigas
    The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA
  • Hilde Frafjord Johnson
    Former Norwegian Minister of International Development, Oslo, Norway
  • Prof. Dr. Kjell-Åke Nordquist
    University College Stockholm (UCS), Stockholm, Sweden
  • Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu
    Centre for Policy Alternatives, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Prof. Dr. em. Dr. h.c. mult. Dieter Senghaas
    Bremen, Germany
  • Dr. Christian Sundermann
    State Secretary in non-active service, Berlin, Germany
  • Dr. Mathias Terheggen
    Partner ImpActRelation GmbH, Zurich, Switzerland

Key documents

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