Advisory Board

The Advisory Board advises Fraunhofer SIRIOS on its strategic orientation and supports the exchange between research and stakeholders. The advisory board consits of representatives from politics, industry, and science.

Chairman of the Advisory Board: Dr. Karsten Homrighausen, Berlin Fire Brigade


  • Mathias Bessel, State Fire Brigade Association Saxony
  • Sabine ten Hagen-Knauer, Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
  • Dr. Karsten Homrighausen, Berlin Fire Brigade
  • Dr. Angelika Kneidl, accu:rate GmbH – Institute for Crowd Simulation
  • Andreas Könen, Federal Ministry of the Interior and Community (BMI)
  • Bernd Lietzau, Senate Department for Higher Education and Research, Health, Long-Term Care and Gender Equality
  • Nadine Nagel, IT and cyber security expert
  • Dr. Anke Schröder, State Office of Criminal Investigation of Lower Saxony
  • Dr.-Ing. Gitta Vischer, GASAG AG
  • Klaus Zuch, Senate Department for the Interior, Digitalisation and Sports