Administrative DirectorPetra Starke
Petra Starke is responsible for all administrative und business matters of the DRFZ. She has been employed at the DRFZ since 1992, became Head of Administration in 1997, then Business Director in 2009.
Ever since her early days as business graduate, Petra Starke has accompanied the Institute through the obstacles of the building phase, the years of 5 scattered locations all over the city of Berlin until the move to the new building in August 2000 and, most recently, its accession into the Leibniz Association in 2009.
Together with the Scientific Director, Petra Starke is the judicial and extra-judicial representative of the DRFZ. Regarding day-to-day management of administrative matters, the Business Director can act as sole representative of the DRFZ.
Petra Starke is responsible for running the administration and several infrastructural units.