The History of the Lindau Meetings

 

Held for the first time in 1951 the Lindau Meetings established themselves as a unique platform for the dialogue between different scientific generations. For more than 60 years now Laureates as well as young and promising Young Researchers are meeting once a year in Lindau. Read more...

Annual Reports

 

Every year the Council and the Foundation publish an Annual Report which provides an in-depth overview of all activities. Read more...

 

Members of the Board of Directors 

Board of Directors

 

Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Schürer
Chairman of the Board

 

Wolfgang Schürer, born 1946 in Coburg (Germany) is a naturalised Swiss citizen and holds a M.B.A. degree from the University of St. Gallen, Graduate School of Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences. He is the founder of the International Management Symposia Read more...

Countess Bettina Bernadotte af Wisborg
Member of the Board

 

Countess Bettina Bernadotte, born 1974 in Scherzingen, Switzerland, is the oldest daughter of Countess Sonja and Count Lennart Bernadotte. Following her degree in Business Administration in Read more... 

Thomas Ellerbeck
Member of the Board

 

Born in 1967 in Detmold, Thomas Ellerbeck has been a member of the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings since 2000, as well as being a co-founder and member of the board of directors of the Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. Read more...

Nikolaus Turner
Member of the Board

 

Nikolaus Turner, born 1964, is the Treasurer of the Council and assumed the newly created position of Managing Director of the Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings in April 2009. Read more...

At this phase of my life, I have the chance to work on health issues, agricultural issues, and on the need for innovation to help the poorest. This is why I am excited to be at the Meeting in Lindau. Because I think advances there will be particularly important and without you paying attention to them it is possible they will not take place.
William H. Gates III, Chairman of Microsoft and Member of The Honorary Senate