Ulrich Panne is President of BAM. He also holds an honorary professorship for Instrumental Analytical Chemistry at the HU Berlin. He is spokesman of the AG Ressortforschung and chairman of IGAFA. Professor Panne is co-initiator and speaker of the HU Graduate School for Analytical Sciences Adlershof and a co-founder of the Werner-von-Siemens Centre for Industry and Science. He is a member of the Presidential Board of DIN, the Board of the GDCh and the Long Night of the Sciences Berlin.