Professor Dr.-Ing. Klaus Genuit
Founder and Chairman of the Board of Management – Department of Psychoacoustics

In 1986, Professor Dr.-Ing. Klaus Genuit founded HEAD acoustics GmbH, one of the world´s leading companies in NVH-binaural signal processing and analysis, auralization of virtual environments and telecommunications-analysis and optimization of speech communication quality.

In 2008, the HEAD-Genuit Foundation was founded to use his passion for acoustics for the common good and to contribute to the improvement of the quality of life through Soundscape research.

He also has a strong interest in enabling chronic pain patients to live a better life through direct financial support and through research into pain therapy.

Professor Dr.-Ing. Klaus Genuit is a member of various acoustic societies, such as AES, ASA (Fellow), ASJ, SAE, DEGA and VDI, as well as an active member of working groups of the DIN and ISO for the standardization of measurement specifications in psychoacoustics.

Lena Mondry
Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors- Department of Finance and Law

Lena Mondry earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from RWTH Aachen University in 2016 and dealt in depth with business and labor law. She then studied law at the University of Münster with a focus on international and European law.

After graduating, she worked for the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization of the United Nations in Turin, dealing with issues related to social protection in developing countries. Since June 2022, she has been employed as a trainee lawyer in the district of the Higher Regional Court of Cologne. As part of her legal clerkship, she spends one stage at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin in Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid Department and at an  international law firm DLA Piper in the field of energy law.

Professorin Dr. Brigitte Schulte-Fortkamp
Member of the Board of Directors- Department of Psychoacoustics

Brigitte Schulte-Fortkamp is a Professor of Psychoacoustics, Noise Effects and Soundscapes retired from the Technische Universität Berlin, Germany. Dr. Schulte-Fortkamp was a research professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, Osaka University and Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris. She is a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America. In 2011 – 2012 she was Vice President of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA). Since 2016 she is Vice President of the European Acoustics Association (EAA). Dr. Schulte-Fortkamp is a Distinguished International Member of the Institute of Noise Control Engineering (INCE USA).

Among others, she is a leading member of the „ISO/TC 43/SC 1/WG 54 – Perceptual assessment of soundscape quality“ – ISO 12913-1-3.

Dr. med. Paul Wagner
Member of the Board of Directors – Department of Arachnopathy

Dr. Paul Wagner was born in Luxembourg and received his licence to practise medicine in 1980 after studying in Freiburg i.Br., Vienna, Paris and Edinburgh.

In addition to his qualification as a specialist in general medicine and a specialist in anesthesiology/intensive medicine, Dr. Wagner has further specializations. These include Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, Neural Therapy, Chirotherapy, Transaction Analysis, Psychosomatic Primary Care, Osteopathy, Balneophysical Medicine and focus training in Interventional Pain Therapy.

In addition to his activity as a practicing pain therapist in the joint practice Pain Center Hochrhein, Bad Säckingen he is teaching Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture and osteopathic medicine at the German Society for Osteopathic Medicine (DGOM).