Administrative Board

The board of directors of the supporting institutions of the International Geothermal Centre consists of the following members:


  • Prof. Dr. Martin Sternberg (President of the University of applied Sciences Bochum)


  • Dr. Ottilie Scholz (former mayor of the city of Bochum)


  • Wibke Brems, MdL NRW (Fraktion Bündnis 90 / Die Grünen, Spokesperson for climate protection and energy policy)

  • Dietmar Brockes, MdL NRW (FDP-Fraktion, Spokesperson for economy, energy und industry)
    • Thomas Eiskirch, (SPD, Mayor City of Bochum)
    • Christa Thoben (CDU, Minister of economy, medium-sized businesses and energy in North Rhine-Westphalia)


    • Rouven Beeck (IHK Mittleres Ruhrgebiet, Director of the department industry,
      energy, traffic, environment)

    • Dr. Axel Horstmann (Partner of the consulting company S/E Strategy and Results)

    • Waldemar Müller-Ruhe (H. Anger's Söhne - Bohr- und Brunnenbaugesellschaft mbH)

    • Dr. Norbert Schiedeck (Manager Technik Vaillant Group)

    • Udo Wichert (Spokesman of the Management of the STEAG Fernwärme GmbH)


    • Prof. Dr. Michael Brodmann (Vice president research und development Westfälische Hochschule Gelsenkirchen)

    • Prof. Dr. Görge Deerberg (representative director of the Fraunhofer-Institut UMSICHT, Oberhausen)

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