Programme Advisory Committee of ARTE GEIE


The Programme Advisory Committee of ARTE advises the Management Board and the General Assembly on programming issues. Its members, eight from Germany and eight from France, are leading personalities from civil society and the arts world. The associate European partners participate in an advisory capacity.

French members German members
Françoise Benhamou

Economist, professor at the University of Paris XIII, member of the Center for Economics and the University of Paris Nord (CEPN)
Prof Dr Maria Böhmer
Vice Chairperson
Former Minister of State, President of the German Commission for UNESCO, seconded from the ZDF Supervisory Committee
Jean-Etienne Cohen-Séat
Christoph Becker
Member of the board of directors of the Interessengemeinschaft Hamburger Musikwirtschaft e.V., the first regional association of the German music industry, seconded from the ZDF Supervisory Commitee
Bernard Faivre d’Arcier
Former senior civil servant in the Ministry of Culture of France
Jörn Dulige
Vice Chairperson of the HR Broadcasting Council, Commissioner of Protestant churches in Hesse
Olivia Gesbert
Journalist, producer of the program “La Grande table” on France Culture, programmer of the program “Ce soir ou jamais” on France 2
Dr Ute Eiling-Hütig
Member of the Broadcasting Council of the BR, Member of the Bavarian State Parliament
Françoise Nyssen
Publisher and former Minister of Culture of France
Prof Dr Wolfgang-Uwe Friedrich
Foundation University of Hildesheim, retired President of the University of Hildesheim, seconded from the ZDF Supervisory Committee
Pierrette Ominetti
Former Deputy Director of the Editorial Department of ARTE France
Juliane Kremberg
Member of the RBB Broadcasting Council, Berlin-Brandenburg Federation of Youth Organisations (Landesjugendring)
Emmanuel Roger
Senior Adviser at Steen Associates and Board Member at Poclain Hydraulics
Angela Spizig
Former mayor, presenter for programmes on international film and literature, seconded from the ZDF Supervisory Committee
Natacha Valla
Economist, Dean of the Sciences Po School of Management and Innovation
Sandro Witt
Member of the MDR Broadcasting Council, Vice Chairperson of the Federation of German Trade Unions’ Department in Hesse-Thuringia


European Partners (in an advisory capacity):
ČT, Film Fund Luxembourg, ORF, RAI Com, RTBF, RTÉ, SRG SSR, Yle


9 May 2022