Wolfgang Lubitz is member of the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings since 2004 and was scientific chairperson of the Online Science Days 2020. In 2015 he took over the position of Vice-President. He studied Chemistry and Physics at the Freie Universität (FU) Berlin where he also received his doctoral degree. After a postdoctoral stay in USA and professorships at Stuttgart and Berlin (TU), he was elected in 2000 as member of the Max Planck Society and director at the Max Planck Institute in Mülheim/Ruhr. Since 2017 he is director emeritus of the MPI for Chemical Energy Conversion. Professor Lubitz is also honorary professor at the Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf.