Dietmar Mueller-Elmau

Governing Council

Dietmar Mueller-Elmau is the CEO and owner of Schloss Elmau, a cultural hideaway south of Munich in the Bavarian Alps.

Dietmar runs Schloss Elmau as a space for exploring American Jewish cultural expression. Since 1998, Schloss Elmau has been a regular meeting place for scholars from across the world, with a particular focus on Jewish studies and globalization; the Schloss Elmau Symposia on Political Theology and the History of Ideas attract thinkers and academics from across various disciplines.

In 2015, the G7 Summit took place at Schloss Elmau with heads of state and government from the United States, Canada, Japan, France, Great Britain, Italy and Germany.

Governing Council

Dan Diner

Dan Diner

Chair of the Foundation and its Governing Council
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Ngaire Woods

Ngaire Woods

Vice-Chair of the Governing Council
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Stuart Eizenstat

Stuart Eizenstat

American diplomat and attorney
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Dietmar Mueller-Elmau

Dietmar Mueller-Elmau

CEO and owner of Schloss Elmau
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Rachel Salamander

Rachel Salamander

Literary scholar, publicist and cultural commentator
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Peter Harf

Peter Harf

Chairman of the JAB Holding Company
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Joschka Fischer

Joschka Fischer

Former Foreign Minister of Germany
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Martin Reimann

Martin Reimann

The voice of the Reimann family in the Foundation
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Eldar Shafir

Eldar Shafir

Director of Princeton’s Behavioral Science and Public Policy
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