Georg Baum, born 22.12.1954, economist,
Mr Baum is the CEO of the Berlin based German Hospital Federation (DKG – Deutsche Krankenhausgesellschaft) since April 2006 and holds several key positions such as –amongst others – being “Member of the Plenary of the Federal Joint Committee“and “board member of the Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care”. Before heading the DKG, he hold the post of the a Deputy Director in the Federal Ministry for Health of Germany after working for the Group of the Liberal Party in the German Parliament.
Mr Baum is strongly committed to international work: at the EU-level he represents the German hospitals in HOPE – European Hospital and Healthcare Federation, where he is Governor and Past-President. In IHF he was Member of the Governing Council for a six years period and chaired the work on the revision of the IHF statutes. He got reelected to the Governing Council in 2015.