Nikolaus Turner is Managing Director and Member of the Executive Board of the Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. Since 2009, Nikolaus, in his capacity, has focused on the development of the ‘Mission Education’, the internationalization of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings and their participants, and on securing the independence of the internationally recognized forum.
Between 1992 and 2009, he held the position of Managing Director of the Kester-Haeusler-Stiftung, supporting sciences, research and the arts.
Nikolaus contributes to further enhancing the cooperation between both the Foundation and the Council, which together organize the unique encounters between Nobel laureates and highly talented young scientists who have journeyed to the heart of Europe from all over the world. Among other engagements as a recognized expert in foundation systems, Nikolaus is a pro bono board member or trustee of several foundations and non-profit organizations.