The Oberwolfach foundation board consists of 15 honorary members.
- Dr. Detlef Schneidawind - Former Member of the Board of Management Munich Re (Chairman)
- Prof. Dr. Thomas Peternell - Department of Mathematics - University of Bayreuth (Treasurer)
- Prof. Dr. Dr. Andreas Barner - Chairman of the Board of Managing Directors Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH
- Prof. Dr. Ralph Eichler - President Emeritus ETH Zürich
- Prof. Dr. Manfred Feilmeier - Business Consultancy Feilmeier
- Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Ursula Gather - Rector of TU Dortmund University
- Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Gert-Martin Greuel, Department of Mathematics, TU Kaiserslautern
- Prof. Dr. Peter Gritzmann - Department of Mathematics, TU München
- Dr. Joachim Heinze - Senior Advisor, Springer-Verlag
- Prof. Dr. Klaus Hulek - Vice President for Research, Leibniz Universität Hannover
- Prof. Dr. Dr.-Ing. e.h. Henning Kagermann - President of Acatech
- Dr. Ing. e.h. Bernd Pischetsrieder - Chairman of the Supervisory Board Munich Re
- Peter Preuss, Regent Emeritus - University of California, The Preuss Foundation, Inc.
- Manfred Wennemer - Former Chairman of the Supervisory Board - Hochtief AG