As a private university, Constructor University is independent from government control of its mission, strategic direction, and resources. Constructor University is governed by an independent board of governors who serve as trustees of the resources and mission of the institution. The Constructor University Board of Governors is comprised of leading figures from the world of international business, politics and academia.
The Board is responsible for monitoring the implementation of Constructor University’s guiding principles, ensuring adequate resources for the operation of the university, and for approving budgets and personnel recommendations put forward by the President. The President is responsible for all administrative and academic operations of the university.
Constructor University Bremen gGmbH is a registered non-profit organisation. In accordance with its statutes, it comprises four bodies: the Councilors, the Board of Trustees, the Board of Governors and the Executive Board, which comprises the President and the Managing Director of the university. The Board of Governors is the main decision-making body for all fundamental issues that affect the development of the university, including the appointment of the president and professors.
Constructor University Executive Board
President / Chairman of the Executive Board
Dr. Stanislav Protasov
Prof. Dr. Thomas Auf der Heyde, Maja Laetitia Feldt, Öznur Zer, Katya Fisher
Constructor University Bremen Board of Governors
As of January 2023
Dr. Serg Bell (Chairman)
Founder and President of the Schaffhausen Institute of Technology (SIT)
Dr. Philipp Rösler (Vice Chairman)
Member of the supervisory boards of various listed companies, including Siemens Healthineers AG and the energy supplier Fortum, former Vice Chancellor of Germany
Founder, Entrepreneur and Investor
Prof. Dr. Antje Boetius
Director of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven
Chairman of the Executive Board of the Verein zur Forderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung in der Freien Hansestadt Bremen e. V.
Prof. Dr. Mark Kamlet
Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Founding Chairman of the Board Reimar Lust Stiftung, retired State Secretary to the Senator for Education and Science Bremen, 1999–2006
Rafael Laguna de la Vera
Software Entrepreneur, Director of the Federal Agency for Disruptive Innovation SPRIND
Managing Director of Fr. Lürssen Werft
Vice President of communications and grant management at SIT
Dr. Cornelia Scheitz
Jacobs Alumna class of 2007, President Jacobs University Bremen Alumni Association e.V., Senior Director Autodesk
Prof. Dr. Sascha Spoun
President of Leuphana University Lüneburg
Prof. Dr. Gerold Wefer
Founder and former director of MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences of the University of Bremen
Dr. Matthias Winter
McKinsey & Company, Senior Partner in Zurich
Serial technology entrepreneur and co-founder of Acronis, Runa Capital, and numerous other successful businesses