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
Member of the Board, Clariant International AG
TUM Alumnus 1992

Dipl.-Ing. Christian Leicher
CEO, Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG
TUM Alumnus 1994

Prof. Dr. Arnulf Melzer
Representative of the president for fundraising, Technische Universität München
TUM Alumnus 1973

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

Dr. Matthias L. Wolfgruber
former Chairman of the Board, Altana AG
TUM-Alumnus 1983