Executive Board

The executive board is responsible for the strategic focus of econsense as well as in charge of cooperating with business, politics, society, and the media. The members of the board usually also belong to the steering committee, econsense’s central management body. The executive board and the steering committee jointly decide on the thematic priorities and the future development of econsense.

Daniel Schmid

Daniel Schmid

Chairman of the Board

Chief Sustainability Officer, SAP SE

Prof. Dr. Christof Ehrhart

Prof. Dr. Christof Ehrhart

Corporate Department Communications and Governmental Affairs, Robert Bosch GmbH

Dr. Thomas Koenen

Dr. Thomas Koenen

Executive director, econsense and Head of Deparment Digitalisation and Innovation, BDI e.V.

Ralf Pfitzner

Ralf Pfitzner

Head of Sustainability, Volkswagen AG

Thorsten Pinkepank

Thorsten Pinkepank

Director Sustainability Relations, BASF SE

Dr. Lothar Rieth

Dr. Lothar Rieth

Head of Sustainability, EnBW

Markus Strangmüller

Markus Strangmüller

Vice President, Sustainability Strategy & Governance Management, Siemens AG

Katharina Tillmanns-Pelzer

Katharina Tillmanns-Pelzer

Manager Corporate Sustainability, Sartorius AG

Katarin Wagner

Katarin Wagner

Head of Corporate Sustainability, HSBC Deutschland