Nicole Elleuche to Be New Managing and Administrative Director
Elleuche Will Join European XFEL Management Board on 1 April
The European XFEL Council, the highest governing organ of European XFEL, appointed Dr. Nicole Elleuche as European XFEL’s new administrative director. She will take up duty at European XFEL on 1 April 2018. Her responsabilities will include human resources, procurement, finance and legal affairs.
Elleuche holds a doctorate degree in biology from the University of Bochum and an MBA from the University of Oldenburg. She joins European XFEL from the Heinrich-Pette Institute, Leibniz Institute for Experimental Virology (HPI) in Hamburg where she was Member of the Management Board and responsible for administration and technical services for almost five years. In addition, she was also scientific advisor for the Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations in Geneva from November 2015 to May 2016. Before taking up duty at HPI she was Vice Head of the division for non-university research at the Hamburg Ministry of Science, Research and Equality. In her new position she succeeds Dr. Claudia Burger, who moved to take up the post of administrative director at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) near Garching in south Germany.