Board of Trustees and Administrative Board

The Board of Trustees' remit covers budgetary planning and all fundamental issues or those that are deemed to have special significance. The Board of Trustees is chaired by the member of the Berlin Senate responsible for cultural affairs. Other members include a representative from the Senate Office of Justice, a representative of the Federal Government member responsible for cultural affairs, the Advisory Board chair and one further Advisory Board member.

The Board of Trustees appoints the Administrative Board, which includes the Executive Director of the Memorial. Since Sptember 2019, the Executive Director has been Dr. Helge Heidemeyer. He oversees the Foundation's day-to-day business, and his remit is determined by the Board of Trustees' decisions and directives. Show more
Joe Chialo

Joe Chialo

Senator for Culture and Social Cohesion
Photo: Hans-Christian Plambeck

Helge Heidemeyer

Dr. Helge Heidemeyer

Director of the Gedenkstätte Berlin-Hohenschönhausen
(Executive Director)
Photo: Gedenkstätte Berlin-Hohenschönhausen

Maria Behring kl

Maria Bering

Leader of the group K4 "History and Memory" at the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media
Photo: BKM

Dieter Dombrowski

Dieter Dombrowski

District Administrator (ret.)
Chairman of Union der Opferverbände kommunistischer Gewaltherrschaft e.V.
Photo: Landtag Brandenburg

Birgit Neumann Becker

Birgit Neumann-Becker

Beauftragte des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur
Photo: Barbara Franke

Symbolbild Profilfoto

Esther Uleer

Senatsverwaltung für Justiz und Verbraucherschutz