The Executive Board of the German Diabetes Research Association (Deutsche Diabetes-Forschungsgesellschaft e.V., DDFG e.V.) consists of two people.
The first member is the Spokesman for the Board, Scientific Executive Director of the DDFG e.V. and also Scientific Director of the German Diabetes Center (Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum, DDZ). He determines the scientific direction of the DDZ in consultation with the Board of Trustees and the Scientific Advisory Board.
The second member is the Commercial Executive Director of the DDFG e.V. and also Administrative Director of the DDZ. In alignment with the scientifically based decisions of the Scientific Director, he is responsible for the management of the business affairs and for the budget of the DDFG e.V. and DDZ.