The Board of Trustees appointed during its last meeting Alfred Schumm as new member of the baltcf board. After four years of intensive and successfull work with baltcf, Heike Vesper stepped back as board member and chair. Alfred Schumm replaced Heike Vesper as Chairman on 29.06.2018. He has a strong relation to the Baltic Sea, being the head of WWF Germany Baltic office for long time and cooperating with the international community aroud the Baltic Sea for many years of his professional life.