Prof. Dr. Stefan Tangermann was Director for Trade and Agriculture at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris and Professor of economics at the Universities of Frankfurt/Main and Göttingen, Germany. He was a member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the German Federal Ministry of Consumer Protection, Food and Agriculture. Further, Prof. Tangermann was a member of the Science Council of Germany.
Prof. Tangermann is a Member of the Academy of Science in Göttingen. He holds a PhD in economics and was awarded the Order of Merit, First Class, of the Federal Republic of Germany.