Our Scientific Advisory Board

Responsibility and Tasks

The Scientific Advisory Board is interdisciplinary and enriches the JARO institute with different research perspectives. It is responsible for the long-term development of the institute and the consulting of the Executive Board in the fulfillment of its mission. In particular, it has the following tasks:

  • Quality assurance of the research, studies and other publications carried out by the Institute
  • Advice on long-term research as well as development planning and program budget
  • Offer impulses for the future orientation of the institute

The Scientific Advisory Board meets at least once a year to discuss the institute's progress.

Representatives of the scientific community


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Lisa Fröhlich

Chairwoman of the Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Fröhlich

Professor of Sustainable Procurement Management, International Business School Cologne (CBS)

Christoph Schwaerzler_Profil

Christoph Schwärzler

Deputy Chairman of the Advisory Board

Managing Sustainability Consultant, IBM


Verena Funke

Executive Director Global Corporate Sales Management, Sixt GmbH & Co. Autovermietung KG


Gundula Ullah

Head of Purchasing, Funke Mediengruppe GmbH & Co. KGaA


Clara Gruitrooy

Secretary General, Euro-Mediterran-Arabischer Länderverein EMA e.V.


Stefan Hörmann

Deputy Managing Director, Global Nature Fund, Office Bonn


Prof. Dr. Anabel Ternès von Hattburg

Managing Director, SRH Institute for Sustainability Management (IISM) & CEO, GetYourWings