The bodies of the TUM University Foundation

Several bodies/instruments are involved in the running of the Foundation, with university representatives and external donors working together in an honorary capacity. They are tasked with ensuring that the Foundation’s assets are used in a meaningful way and in accordance with the guidelines. The Foundation’s activities are supervised by the government of Upper Bavaria.

  • The Foundation Board of Directors manages the business of the TUM University Foundation.
  • The Advisory Board advises and supervises the Board of Directors.
  • The Patrons’ Conference is a gathering of all donors who have contributed EUR 50,000 or more. They elect certain members to the Advisory Board.
  • The University Committee is composed of members of the university community.

Executive Board

Prof. Dr. Thomas F. Hofmann, Chairman of the Board,
President, Technische Universität München
TUM Alumnus 1995

Albert Berger
Chancellor, Technische Universität München

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang A. Herrmann
Donor and Former President of Technische Universität München
TUM Alumnus 1971

Susanne Wamsler

Advisory Board

Dr. Christian Kohlpaintner, Chairman of the Advisory Board
CEO, Brenntag AG
Donor and TUM-Alumnus 1992

Senator E.h. Gerhard Hess
Member of the TUM University Council

Holger Ladewig

Albrecht Fürst zu Oettingen-Spielberg
Donor and TUM-Alumnus 1976

Dipl.-Kfm. Johannes Winklhofer
CEO, iwis-Joh. Winklhofer Beteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG
Donor and TUM Alumnus 1988