Former Presidents of the Leibniz Association

Prof. Dr. Karl Ulrich Mayer
President from 2010 to 2014
born 1945
Sociologist

Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. mult. Ernst Th. Rietschel
President from 2005 to 2010
born 1941
Chemist

Prof. Dr.-Ing. E.h. Hans-Olaf Henkel
President from 2001 to 2005
born 1940
Commercial apprenticeship and studies at the Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Politik, HWP, in Hamburg

Prof. Dr. Frank Pobell
President from 1998 to 2001
born 1937
Physicist

Prof. Dr. Ingolf Volker Hertel
Founding President from 1995 to 1998
born 1941
former State Secretary, Physicist