Dr Wolfgang Rohe

Executive Director at Stiftung Mercator

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.

  • 18 April 2013, 10am

    CSaP annual conference 2013: Future directions for scientific advice in Whitehall

    Continuing the theme of the Future Directions seminar series, CSaP’s second annual conference will see leading speakers from government and academia explore the changing role of the analytical professions; how government can make better use of external academic expertise; and the nature of evidence in more open policy making.