The main task of the International Advisory Board is to give advice and critical guidance on strategic issues concerning the research and the educational programme of the Graduate School and to evaluate its performance.
The Board consists of four leading international scientists representing the various scientific fields of WIMEK.
- Prof. Alex Zehnder: Emeritus Professor of Environmental Biotechnology at ETH Zurich
- Prof. Wolfgang Cramer: Research Director at the Institut Méditerranéen d'Ecologie et de Paléoécologie (Mediterranean Institute for Ecology and Paleoecology, IMEP), Aix-en-Provence, France - which in 2012 will become the Institut Méditerranéen de la Biodiversité
- Prof. Guy Brasseur: Associate Director for Research and Director of the "Earth-Sun Systems Laboratory" ESSL at NCAR
- Prof. Philip Lowe: Professor of Rural Economy, University of Newcastle upon Tyne