Board of Trustees

Dr. Andreas Beck

Founder and Spokesman of the Institute for Asset Building


Andreas Beck has been supporting the Foundation for Innovative Medicine since its beginnings. He advises the Board on economic and financial matters. His background is in math (diploma) and he has been working as actuary for a leading reinsurance company focusing on risk assessment of institutional portfolios. Subsequently he became CEO of a management consultancy specializing in capital market issues. He is a member of the Federal Senate of the Federal Association for Economic Development and Foreign Trade and Head of the advisory board of financial risk fitness GmbH, as well as member of the board of trustees of the non-profit institute for economic development.


Dr. Dr. Mariella Filbin

Specialist in Paediatrics
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Harvard Medical School


Mariella Filbin is a pediatrician at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, one of the world’s leading research and treatment centers for childhood cancer and teaching at Harvard Medical School in Boston. She graduated in Medicine and Neuroimmunology at the University of Graz in Austria. Since 2011 she works at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Her focus is on the treatment and research of childhood brain tumors. Since 2015 she advises the foundation on medical and scientific issues.


Dr. Marcel Huber, MdL

Member of the Bavarian Parliament and former Minister of State


Dr. Marcel Huber has been a member of the Bavarian State Parliament since 2003. He has been a member of various offices of the Bavarian State Government since 2007, including Minister of State for the Environment and Public Health. Since 2014, Huber is the bearer of the Bavarian Order of Merit. During his time in the cabinet, the veterinarian who holds a PhD has shown a great affinity to medicine and science. Therefore, he has been passionately supporting and advising the Foundation for Innovative Medicine.


Prof. Dr. Dr. Berthold Koletzko

Specialist in paediatrics
Head of the Department of Metabolism and Nutrition at Dr. Ing. from Haunerschen Children’s Hospital


Berthold Koletzko is a specialist in pediatric and adolescent medicine with a focus on metabolism and nutrition at the University of Munich, where he is leading the dept. of Metabolic Diseases and Nutritional Medicine at the Dr. med. from Haunerschen Children’s Hospital. Here he also leads a large and very successful scientific working group. He is the author or co-author of more than 600 scientific publications and is publisher of the most widely read German-language textbook on pediatrics. Mr. Koletzko is chairman of the Committee on Nutrition of the European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) and chair of the Child Health Foundation. He advises the Foundation for Innovative Medicine on the planning and implementation of prevention projects in the field of pediatric and adolescent medicine.