The Foundation Council and the member of the Senate of Berlin responsible for education, youth and science each appoint one member to the Executive Board. One seat on the Executive Board is assigned ex officio to the current President of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW). Members of the Executive Board are appointed for a term of four years. It has the status of a statutory representative.
The duties of the Executive Board are:
establishment of the Foundation’s budget plan
resolution on the appropriation of profits
establishment of policy/activity areas
appointment of an auditor
appointment of a managing director