Dr. Beatrix VIERKORN-RUDOLPH
Beatrix Vierkorn-Rudolph holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry. Since 2005 she is Deputy-Director General of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany (BMBF).
There she has the responsibility for six of the Helmholtz Research Centers in Germany as well as for XFEL and FAIR, the large new Research Infrastructures, Germany is constructing. Since 2006 she is one of the German representatives in ESFRI.
In October 2006, Mrs. Vierkorn-Rudolph was elected as Member of the Executive Board of ESFRI, and since March 2008 holds the position of the Vice Chair. In September 2010 she has taken over the Chairmanship of ESFRI.