Executive Director, Stiftung Mercator
Wolfgang Rohe is the Executive Director of Stiftung Mercator, a role he has held since 2014. Wolfgang currently serves as spokesman of the Executive Board for 2018, a position that is held on a rotating basis for one calendar year. Since 2008 he has been head of Stiftung Mercator's Science and Humanities Division.
Before joining Stiftung Mercator, Wolfgang held various positions at two of the most influential science organizations in Germany. For ten years until 2002 he worked with the German Research Foundation in Bonn, joining the Department for Collaborative Research Centers before becoming Head of the strategic planning unit. In 2002 he joined the German Council of Science and Humanities, serving as Head of the Research Policy Department, and since 2005 also as Vice Secretary General.
Wolfgang holds a Ph.D. in German philology.