Strategic Consultants

The members of the Advisory Board promote bonds between the Institute and its partners from industry, science and public administration. They act in an advisory capacity to the Institute's director on strategic matters. The Advisory Board of Fraunhofer FOKUS consists of the following representatives of science, industry and politics:

Chairman: Dr. Klaus Zehner


  • Prof. Dr. Christine Ahrend, Technical University Berlin
  • Dr. Heinrich Arnold, DXG Deutsche Digital GmbH
  • Peter Batt, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community (BMI)
  • Florian Breger, IBM Deutschland GmbH 
  • Stephan Goericke, International Software Quality Institute GmbH
  • Stefan Herrlich, LANCOM Systems GmbH
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. Lutz Heuser, Urban Software Institute GmbH & Co. KG
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kellerer, Technical University Munich
  • Bernd Kowalski, Federal Office for Information Security (BSI)
  • Thomas Langkabel, Microsoft Germany GmbH
  • Bernd Lietzau, Senate Administration for Business, Technology and Research, Berlin
  • Hans-Jürgen Mäurer, DEKRA Automobil GmbH
  • Torsten Merke, Siemens AG/ Verband für Sicherheit in der Wirtschaft Berlin/ Brandenburg e. V. 
  • Prof. Dr. Klaus Mössner, University of Surrey
  • Nadine Nagel, Federal Office for Information Security
  • Claudia Rathfux, Stromnetz Berlin GmbH
  • Dr. Alexander Tettenborn, Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology
  • Dr. Gitta Vischer, GASAG Berliner Gaswerke AG
  • Claus Wechselmann, ÖPP Germany AG
  • Dr. Klaus Zehner, SV SparkassenVersicherung Holding AG