The unit Executive Affairs (EA) harbors various functions close to the management: the Executive Office (EO), Legal Affairs, OPP (Organization, Processes and Project Management), Stakeholder Relations, and Internal Auditing. The teams within EA support the President, Vice President, Deputy Managing Director, and Managing Director in all tasks related to their management duties and serve as their first interface to the faculty, the administration as well as the SSUs. The Managing Director is head of EA.