IZA's scientific council advises the institute on strategic matters.
Members (as of May 2021) include:
- Dr. Thomas von Mitschke-Collande (Chairperson)
Business Consultant, former Senior Partner at McKinsey
- Ms. Bärbel Dieckmann
former Mayor of Bonn
- Prof. Dr. Jürgen Kluge
Business Consultant, former CEO of Franz Haniel & Cie.
- Prof. Andrew J. Oswald, Ph.D.
University of Warwick
- Prof. Sir Christopher A. Pissarides, Ph.D.
London School of Economics, 2010 Nobel Laureate
- Dr. Frank-Jürgen Weise
former CEO of the Federal Employment Agency
and the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees