The Foundation Staff

At present some 100 people work directly for the Volkswagen Foundation – in the "Staff Divisions" of the Secretary General as well as in the departments "Funding", "Investment Management" and "Finance and Administration".

Sybille Laas

Assistant | Administrative Support Cash Management

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Portrait Lehmann
Dieter Lehmann

Member of the Executive Management

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Additional Information

Member of the Executive Management; Chief Investment Officer since 1999.

Background: Studied economics with a focus on finance in Berlin. After his studies, he worked as a consultant for Asset and Liability Management for the DG BANK.
Dieter Lehmann is a member of several advisory and supervisory boards of foundations and investment companies.

Portrait Melanie Lehmann
Melanie Lehmann


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Bernd Lorenz

Corporate Services

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