Contact persons

More contacts can be found on the pages of our Departments and Research Institutes

Contact person: 

Managing Director

  • Dr.-Ing. Josef Fontaine
    Managing Director
    +49 30 450 80-138
    +49 30 453 60 69

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

  • Gerhard Andreas Schreiber
    Head of Finance / Research Coordinator
    +49 30 450 80-121
    +49 30 453 60 69

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

  • Dr.-Ing. Roland Pahl
    Head of Research Institute for Beer and Beverage Production
    +49 30 450 80-238
    +49 30 453 60 69

Head of Institute

  • Dipl.-Ing. Norbert Heyer
    +49 30 450 80-139
    +49 30 450 80-210
  • Prof. Dr. Frank Rath
    Head of Research Institute for Raw Materials (FIR)
    +49 30 450 80-154
    +49 30 453 13 90
  • Dr.-Ing. Nils Rettberg
    Head of VLB Research Institute for Instrumental Beer and Beverage Analysis
    +49 30 45080-106
  • Dr.-Ing. Katrin Schreiber
    Head of Research Institute for Biotechnology and Water
    +49 30 450 80-168
    +49 30 453 60 69

Deputy Head of Institute

Head of Department

  • Dipl.-Ing. Olaf Hendel
    Head of PR and Publishing
    +49 30 450 80-255
    +49 30 450 80-210
  • Dr.-Ing. Martin Senz
    Head of Department Bioprocess Engineering and Applied Microbiology (BEAM)
    +49 30 450 80-157, mobile: +49 174 186 27 15
    +49 30 453 60 69
  • Dr. Alfons Ahrens
    Head of Department for Water Quality, Management and Technology (WMT)
    +49 30 450 80-294
    +49 30 453 60 69