Foundation's Organisation

The Hans and Ilse Breuer non-profit Foundation has a lean and unbureaucratic organisation. It consists of two parts: the Executive Board and the Foundation Board of Trustees. The Foundation’s headquarter is in Frankfurt.

The Board of Trustees of the Hans and Ilse Breuer Foundation consists of six persons. Together with the Executive Board, their purpose is to plan, coordinate and implement the Foundation’s activities, as well as to monitor projects sponsored by the Foundation. All members of the Board of Trustees perform these duties on a voluntary basis.

The Board of Trustees of the Hans and Ilse Breuer Foundation consists of six persons. Together with the Executive Board, their purpose is to plan, coordinate and implement the Foundation’s activities, as well as to monitor projects sponsored by the Foundation. All members of the Board of Trustees perform these duties on a voluntary basis.

The Breuer Foundation already sponsors 20 projects for a total amount of more than one million Euro. These include scientific research projects as well as projectsin the field of assistance to those affected.

The Executive Board

Dr. Katja Bär

Dr. Katja Bär, born in 1967 in Stuttgart-Bad-Cannstatt, studied business administration and earned her doctorate in insurance economics. Miss Dr. Bär has been in charge of the foundation office since 2007. Until the end of 2017, she was a client advisor for wealthy private clients at UBS Europe SE. In addition, she was responsible for the Foundations department and has published numerous articles in the field of German non-profit organizations.

The Board Of Trustees

Peter Breuer, chairman of the board of trustees, is the first son of the founder, Hans Breuer, and his wife, Ilse Breuer, and was born in 1948 in Neu-Isenburg. He is married and has one child. Peter Breuer is an independent businessman.

Roland Bergfeld (LL.M.) is admitted attorney in Germany and New York. Born 1971 in Frankfurt, he gradutated at Heidelberg Universtity and Northwestern University. Later he gained extensive experience in consulting various foundations.

Stefan Breuer was born in 1957 in Neu Isenburg, he is the second son of Hans and Ilse Breuer. He is married and has five children. Stefan Breuer currently lives and works in Switzerland, as an independent businessman.

Jutta Burgholte-Niemitz, wurde 1957 in Eisdorf geboren; sie ist verheiratet und hat zwei Kinder.

Ihre Ausbildung als staatlich anerkannte Sonderpädagogin in Göttingen 1981 und Studium der Sozialarbeit 1994 in Darmstadt hat sie in verschiedenen Arbeitsfeldern, u.a. bei den Diakonie Wohnstätten in Kassel, der Leitung des Betreuten Wohnens der Nieder-Ramstädter Diakonie und Aufbau des Sozialdienstes der Klinik für Geriatrie am Elisabethenstift Darmstadt beruflich umgesetzt.

Als Gründungsmitglied und langjährige Vorsitzende des Demenz-Forums Darmstadt gestaltete Jutta Burgholte-Niemitz 2001 den Aufbau der ersten ambulant betreuten Demenz-WGs in Hessen maßgeblich mit. Ab 2011 war sie als Projektleiterin verantwortlich für den Aufbau des ambulanten Demenzzentrums StattHaus Offenbach der Hans und Ilse Breuer Stiftung.

Seit 2019 ist Jutta Burgholte-Niemitz als freie Fachberaterin für Wohnkonzepte und Versorgungsstrukturen für Menschen mit Demenz und deren Pflegenden tätig.

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dr. h.c. Christian Haass was born in 1960. He studied biology at the University of Heidelberg, where he received his doctorate in 1989. He then went to Harvard Medical School and was appointed Assistant Professor of Neurology in 1992. From 1995 he was head of the Department of Molecular Biology at the Central Institute of Mental Health (ZI) in Mannheim. In 1999, he was appointed Professor of Metabolic Biochemistry at the LMU Munich and head of the Adolf-Butenandt Institute. In the same year, Prof. Haass initiated the first Germany-wide research network on Alzheimer's disease with the foundation of the DFG research focus "Cellular Mechanisms of Alzheimer's Disease". In 2000 he was spokesman for the DFG Collaborative Research Center "Molecular Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration". Christian Haass has been honored with numerous awards, including the "International Alois Alzheimer Award", the "Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz" Prize of the DFG, the "Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine", the "Potamkin" Prize of the American Academy of Neurology and received the honorary doctorate of the University of Zurich. In January 2014, he received the Federal Cross of Merit on ribbon. His work is now an essential foundation for therapeutic approaches in Alzheimer's disease. His research focuses on the molecular biology of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.

Andreas C. Hübner is Senior Managing Director of Lazard Asset Management LLC and is responsible for the business activities of Lazard Asset Management (Deutschland) GmbH with offices in Frankfurt, Hamburg, Milan, Zurich and Geneva. He has been in investment management since 1984. Prior to joining Lazard in 1999, Mr. Hübner was a personally liable partner of SMH Schröder Münchmeyer Hengst & Co., a German private bank, active in both investment banking and asset management. Mr. Hübner previously worked at UBS Asset Management and DG Bank in New York and Frankfurt. Mr. Hübner is fluent in German and English and has his office in Frankfurt.
He is a member of the Lions Club Frankfurt Eschenheimer Tor, Club of Finance, participant of the BBUG class 105, member of the Städelkomittee Frankfurt, member of the MMK Tischgesellschaft and member of the Atlantikbrücke e.V., Berlin and the Museumsgesellschaft Frankfurt as well as chairman of the Patrons Association of the Städtische Bühnen Frankfurt e.V.

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hoffmann, MPH, was born in 1963 in Cologne. He heads the Department of Nursing Epidemiology and Community Health of the Institute for Community Medicine at the University Medical Center Greifswald. Prof. Hoffmann is a long-time board member of the German Society for Epidemiology (DGEpi) and a member of the Epidemiological Planning Committee as well as one of the four speakers of the National Cohort. In addition, he was elected to the board of the Technology and Methodology Platform for Networked Medical Research (TMF) of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and is also a member of the executive board and a member of the commission "Health Reporting and Health Monitoring" of the Robert Koch- Institute (RKI), Berlin. Since January 2013 he has been speaker and head of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) in Rostock / Greifswald.
The research focus of Prof. Hoffmann is the development of evidence-based, sustainable, cost-effective treatment pathways for the health and quality of life of people with dementia and their relatives as well as their implementation in the health care system.

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