Supervisory Board

Supervisory Board




Kai Schlegelmilch (Chair)
Kai Schlegelmilch is an economist and has been trained as a banker. He is working for the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety since 1999, currently for the Federal Agency for Nature Conversation. In the meantime, he also worked at several other institutions, Federal Environment Agency, the Wuppertal Institute for Environment, Climate, Energy and the European Environment Agency. In the German Environment Ministry he was responsible i.a. for the implementation of the Environmental Tax Reform in Germany. With this experience he was later an advisor to governments in China, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam regarding similar reforms on behalf of i.a. the German Development Cooperation (GIZ). He is a founding member of GBG, served as vice-chair from 2002 until 2016 and from 2016 until August 2019 as chairman of the GBG board.




Dr. Tobias Ernst ((Vice-Chair)
Tobias Ernst is a lawyer and Managing Director of Kiron Open Higher Education gGmbH. Before he worked for Teach First Germany, PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Bertelsmann Foundation. From 2017 until August 2019 he was treasurer of the GBG.



Dr. Botho Kickhöfer
Botho Kickhöfer graduated in sociology, did a doctorate in educational psychology and is author of several teaching books. During his time as a member of the Eco Social Forum Germany he was editor-in-chief of the newsletter. He is founding member and since then spokesman of the GBG regional group Munich.




Eike Meyer
Eike Meyer is Adviser with the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ). From 2010 – 2015 he was a staff member of GBG and its Vice Director since 2012. In 2014 he was also Interim Director of the GBG project Green Budget Europe (GBE). From its establishment as an independent organization in the end of 2014 until the beginning of 2016, he represented GBG as treasurer in the GBE Board.