Alexander Busold

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Alexander Busold is Program Manager of the Foundation.

He develops and implements projects together with partners from civil society, government and the private sector. The emphasis of his work lies on addressing democratic deficiencies, fighting antisemitism and rethinking commemoration politics and Holocaust research so that younger generations are empowered in the digital age.

Before joining the Alfred Landecker Foundation, Alexander worked in the private sector as a consultant and entrepreneur, as well as teaching university seminars on political economy. Alexander is the founder of the her.tietz initiative, advocating for an open and transparent handling of the “Aryanization” of Hermann Tietz' department stores, later Hertie. In addition, he founded a sponsorship program for refugees funded by the Avicenna Foundation.

He is a senior fellow of Humanity in Action (HIA) and an alumnus of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation. He studied public policy, economics and management at the Hertie School and at Zeppelin University in Germany, India and Argentina.

Foundation Team

Andreas Eberhardt

Founding Director and CEO
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Silke Muelherr

Head of External Relations and Deputy CEO
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Lena Altman

Chief Administrative Officer and Deputy CEO
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Agnieszka Schauff

Office Manager
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Luisa Maria Schweizer

Program Director
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Derviş Hızarcı

Program Director
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Alexander Busold

Program Manager
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Benjamin Fischer

Program Manager
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Our topics

Combat antisemitism

Strengthen democracy

Protect minorities

Depolarize debates

Confront the past