Business and Biodiversity: Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The board of Directors (BOD), currently composed of seven members, assumes strategic leadership of the Initiative. In addition to the board, the Japanese member companies have appointed a spokesperson who coordinates the cooperation between Germany and Japan.

During the General Assembly 2021 a new Member of the Board was elected.

Chairwoman of the Board
Dr. Stefanie Eichiner

Deputy Chairman of the Board
Pascal Bunk
Dept. of Geology, Biodiversity Manager, Knauf Gips KG

Georg Hoffmann
Manager Corporate Sustainability, Alfred Ritter GmbH & Co KG

Spokesman of the Japanese member companies

Mr. Tsukasa Kanai 
Executive Manager and 
Chief Sustainability Officer, 
Corporate Planning Department,
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings, Inc.
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited