Board Members


The „Next Generation University“ board members are ambassadors for the ideas and proposals emerging from the bottom up in the diverse teams focused on our five topic areas. We are delighted to have the active support of the following experts:

Dr. Mridul Agrawal

Dr. Mridul Agrawal
President and Co-Founder, iuvando Health GmbH (Digital Health/Precision Oncology Startup)Dr. Mridul Agrawal
Valerie Ferreboeuf©privat

Valerie Ferreboeuf
Associate Vice-President Strategy and Planning, Université Paris SaclayValérie Ferreboeuf
Prof. John Goddard OBE©privat

Prof. John Goddard OBE
Emeritus Professor of Regional Development Studies, Newcastle University, and Professor of Universities and Cities, University of BirminghamProfessor John Goddard OBE
Dr. ir. Sjoukje Heimovaara

Dr. ir. Sjoukje Heimovaara
President of the Executive Board, Wageningen University & ResearchDr. ir. Sjoukje Heimovaara
Andrew Hermalyn©2U

Andrew Hermalyn
President of Partnerships, 2UAndrew Hermalyn
Prof. dr. Rianne Letschert©Harry Heuts

Prof. dr. Rianne Letschert
President, Maastricht UniversityProf. dr. Rianne Letschert
PD Dr. Malte Persike©Hartmann

PD Dr. Malte Persike
Scientific Director, Center for Teaching and Learning Services, RWTH Aachen UniversityPD Dr. Malte Persike
Prof. Dr. Frank Piller©EY

Prof. Dr. Frank Piller
Co-Director, Institute for Technology and Innovation Management, RWTH Aachen UniversityProf. Dr. Frank Piller
Dr. Michael Riesener©Paul Scholz

Dr. Michael Riesener
Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) of RWTH Aachen UniversityDr. Michael Riesener
Dr. Anne Schreiter©Matthias Piket

Dr. Anne Schreiter
Managing Director, German Scholars OrganizationDr. Anne Schreiter
Prof. Dr. Sascha Spoun

Prof. Dr. Sascha Spoun
President, Leuphana University LüneburgProf. Dr. Sascha Spoun
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Trimpe©Martin Braun

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Trimpe
Center for Artificial Intelligence, RWTH Aachen UniversityProf. Dr. Sebastian Trimpe
Prof. ir. Ena Voûte©TU Delft

Prof. ir. Ena Voûte
Pro Vice Rector of International Affairs, Delft University of TechnologyProf. ir. Ena Voûte
Prof. Dr. Matthias Wessling©Martin Braun

Prof. Dr. Matthias Wessling
Vice-Rector for Research, RWTH Aachen UniversityProf. Dr. Matthias Wessling