GDA Executive Board & Advisory Board

Board Members of the German Datacenter Association

Anna Klaft

Anna Klaft | Chairwoman
Vice President IT | RITTAL

Responsibilities in GDA 

Management, Finances, Members, Events, Sponsoring, Cooperation with Associations, Public Relations, Social Media



[Translate to Englisch:] Peter Pohlschröder

Peter Pohlschröder | Vice Chairman
Managing Director | NDC-GARBE Data Centres Europe

Responsibilities in GDA 

Deputy Managing Director, Finance, Members, Events, Real Estate



[Translate to Englisch:] Bernhard Benz 

Bernhard Benz | Board member
Country Operations Manager DACH | Colt Data Centre Services

Responsibilities in GDA

Members, Events, Interface Switzerland




Michael Dada | Board member
Managing Director | VIRTUS Data Centres


Günter Eggers | Board member
Director Public | NTT Data Centers


[Translate to Englisch:] Klaus Schindling 

Klaus Schindling | Board member
Mayor | City of Hattersheim am Main

Responsibilities in the GDA

Members, interface politics / municipalities



[Translate to Englisch:] Prof. Dr. Peter Radgen

Prof. Dr. Peter Radgen | Board member
Holder of the Chair for Energy Efficiency at the Institute for Energy Economics and the Rational Use of Energy (IER) | University of Stuttgart

Responsibilities in GDA

Members, Events, Studies, Research / Teaching, Sustainability, Sponsorship Award



Dr. Alexandra Thorer | Board member
Vice President Strategy & Development | STACK Infrastructure


Advisory Board of the German Datacenter Association

At the end of December 2021, GDA established an advisory board. The five-member body will support the GDA Executive Board in organizing and conducting internal think tanks and recruiting members, as well as providing advice on specialist issues.

Members of the GDA Advisory Board

Jens-Peter Feidner

Managing Director
Equinix Germany

Christian Kallenbach

Head of Sales & Marketing
NDC-GARBE Data Centers Europe GmbH

Peter Knapp

Executive Vice President
[Translate to Englisch:] Volker Ludwig

Volker Ludwig

Managing Director
Digital Realty Germany

Holger Zultner

Managing Director
Leadership Datacenter GmbH​



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