Pascale Ehrenfreund is the Chair of the Executive Board of the German Aerospace Center (DLR). The German Aerospace Center is among the largest center for aerospace, energy and transportation research in Europe with more than 8600 employees. Prior to her appointment to DLR she was the President of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) from 2013-2015.
Pascale Ehrenfreund is also Research Professor of Space Policy and International Affairs at the Space Policy Institute/George Washington University in Washington DC, Chancellor of the International Space University ISU and incoming President of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF). Pascale Ehrenfreund holds a Master degree in Molecular Biology, a PhD in Astrophysics, and a Master degree in Management & Leadership.