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Executive Board

President Dr. Wolfgang Zimmermann

Leading positions in multinational and German organizations for international development cooperation; 2013 foundation of own firm for international project management and consultancy; moderator and trainer for TDC Training Development Consultant in Feldafing/Lake Starnberg. Geographical research in Oman in the 1970s and currently (regional focus Musandam) Berlin

Vice President Prof. Dr. Sibylle Brunner (Ms)

Professor for Economics at the University of Applied Sciences in Neu-Ulm/Bavaria; before analyst and consultant for business strategies at Siemens AG; since three decades different touristic and academic projects in Oman, presently two co-operations with Omani universities (including teaching)

Vice President Joachim Düster

Founding member of the German-Omani Association, established the Oman Studies Centre in 1975, admitted to the German Bar in 1983, joined the German Foreign Service in 1984. Posts abroad include Damascus, Dubai, Brussels, Cairo, London and Kampala. 1975 Foundation of the Oman Studies Center

Secretary General Anja Mittra (Ms)

CEO of a marketing agency in Nürnberg - specialized in medical healthcare marketing. Several stays in Oman and many personal relations with Omani citizens, member of the Society since 2013.

Treasurer Dr. Sabine Harenberg

Inspector and auditor between Zurich and Basel, first German pharmacist authorised in Oman, resident in Muscat from 2002 until 2004

Honorary member

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Scholz
Author of several scientific books on Oman, former director of the Centre for Development Research at the Free University of Berlin