Dr. Ellen Ueberschär has been President of the Heinrich Böll Foundation, together with Barbara Unmüssig, since July 2017. She is responsible for the Foundation’s domestic department as well as for foreign and security policy, Europe and North America, Turkey and Israel. She is also the head of “Green Campus”, the Foundation’s scholarship program, the “Grüne Akademie” – a think tank of researchers and policymakers – and the “Grünes Gedächtnis” archive. In addition, Ellen Ueberschär is responsible for the Foundation’s cross-cutting issues of digitalisation and the promotion of young talents. She holds a doctorate in theology.
Position: President of the Heinrich Böll Foundation