ILF Governing Boards

The ILF governing boards consist of the Executive Board, the Board of Trustees, the Academic Advisory Board and the Donors' Committee. The Executive Board, which comprises three members of the law faculty of Goethe University, is responsible for the management of the ILF. The members of the Board of Trustees and the Donors' Committee are selected from among the ILF's sponsors and donors.

The Chairman of the Academic Advisory Committee is Mr. Jean-Claude Trichet, former President of the European Central Bank.

Executive Board:

Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Theodor Baums, Professor for Civil and Business Law, Institute for Law and Finance, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
Prof. Dr. Andreas Cahn, Endowment Funds Commerzbank Professorship, Executive Director of the Institute for Law and Finance, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
Prof. Dr. Manfred Wandt, Director of the Institute for Insurance Law, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main

Board of Trustees:

Mr. Hans Eichel, Member of the Federal Parliament of Germany, former Federal Minister of Finance
Prof. Dr. Bernd Fahrholz, Ehrensenator, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main (Honorary Senator of Goethe University)
Prof. Dr. Thomas Gasteyer, Of Counsel, Clifford Chance
Dr. Hendrik Haag, Partner, Hengeler Mueller
Mr. Felix Hufeld, President, Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungs-aufsicht (BaFin)
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Prof. Dr. Jan-P. Krahnen, Professor, Department of Businesss & Economics, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
Mr. Hermann-Josef Lamberti, former Member of the Board of Managing Directors, Deutsche Bank AG
Mr. Fausto Parente, Executive Director, European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)
Prof. Dr. Ute Sacksofsky, Dean, Faculty of Law, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
Mr. Antonio Sáinz de Vicuña, former General Counsel, European Central Bank
Dr. Thomas Schäfer, Minister of Finance, State of Hesse
Prof. Dr. Rudolf Steinberg, former President, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
Mr. Carl-Ludwig Thiele, Member of Executive Board, Deutsche Bundesbank
Mr. Karlheinz Weimar, former Minister of Finance, State of Hesse
Prof. Dr. Birgitta Wolff, President, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
Prof. Dr. Chiara Zilioli, General Counsel, European Central Bank

Academic Advisory Board:

Mr. Jean-Claude Trichet, former President of the European Central Bank (Chairman)
Professor Guido Ferrarini, Professor of Law, University of Genoa
Professor Julian Franks, Professor of Finance, London Business School, Academic Director of London Business School’s Centre for Corporate Governance
Professor Ronald Gilson, Professor of Law and Business, Columbia Law School and Stanford Law School
Professor Karel van Hulle, Head of Unit Insurance and Pensions Financial Institutions, Internal Market Directorate-General, European Commission
 
 
 

Donors' Committee:

Mr. Okko Behrends, Partner, DLA Piper
Dr. Ulrike Binder, Partner, Mayer Brown
Dr. Günther Bräunig, Member of the Board of Managing Directors, KfW Bankengruppe
Prof. Dr. Wulf Döser, Senior Counsel, Baker & McKenzie
Mr. Ulrich Freitag, General Counsel, IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG
Dr. Alexander Georgieff, Partner, Georgieff Capital
Ms. Ana-Christina Grohnert, Member of the Board of Managing Directors, Ernst & Young GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungs- gesellschaft
Dr. Matthias Grund, Partner, K&L Gates LLP
Mr. Rudolf Haas, Partner, King Wood & Mallesons LLP
Dr. Mathias Hanten, Head of Banking & Finance, Deloitte Legal Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Mr. Thorsten Höche, General Counsel, Bundesverband Deutscher Banken (The Association of German Banks)
Mr. Jochen Hörbelt, General Counsel, BHF-BANK Aktiengesellschaft
Dr. Esther Jansen, Partner. Shearman & Sterling
Mr. Matthias Kasch, Partner, White & Case
Dr. Helge Kortz, Partner, Gleiss Lutz
Dr. Markus E. Krüger, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
Dr. Tobias Krug, Partner, Ashurst
Dr. Olaf Langner, General Counsel, Deutscher Sparkassen- und Giroverband
Mr. Heinrich Meyer, Partner, Beiten Burkhardt Rechtsanwalts- gesellschaft mbH
Dr. Roger Müller, General Counsel, Head of Legal Affairs and Market Policy, Deutsche Börse Group
Dr. Markus M. Pfaff, Partner, CMS Hasche Sigle
Prof. Dr. Stefan Reinhart, Partner, FPS Rechtsanwälte
Dr. Christian Rolf, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher
Mr. Christoph Schauenburg, Partner, Luther Rechtsanwalts-gesellschaft mbH
Prof. Dr. Michael Schlitt, Partner, Hogan Lovells International LLP
Mr. Manfred Schick, General Counsel, ING-DiBa AG
Dr. Dirk Schmalenbach, Partner,
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Dr. Thomas Schürrle, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Mr. Andreas Steck, Partner, Linklaters
Mr. Volker Steck, CEO, Helvetia Versicherungen Deutschland
Dr. Peter Stenz, Partner, Allen & Overy
Dr. Jürgen van Kann, Partner, Fried Frank
Ms. Patricia Volhard, Partner, P+P Polläth + Partners
Dr. Laurenz Wieneke, Partner, Noerr LLP