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Jutta Allmendinger (right) and Ursula Noack, Foto: David Ausserhofer

The WZB has two directors who each hold office for six years.

The president, Prof. Dr. h.c. Jutta Allmendinger Ph.D., develops central features of research policy and the thematic orientation of scientific units. The acting administrative director, Ursula Noack, is responsible for resolving business, legal and administrative issues.

Jutta Allmendinger has been president of the WZB since 2007. Ursula Noack directs the administrative affairs since January 2017. Since 2003 she is head of the Finance and General Administration.

The executive management works in close consultation with research department directors.

Former WZB presidents