On 1 July 2020 Ursula Warnke took over the management of the Megalithic Routes association. She succeeds Bodo Zehm, who has held this position since 2017.
Ursula Warnke has a doctorate in archaeology and works since 2018 as the director of the Lower Saxony State Museum of Nature and Man in Oldenburg, Germany.
Prior to this, she had already held the same position since 2006 at the German Maritime Museum in Bremerhaven, was involved in extensive research and mediation projects and worked as a lecturer at colleges and universities in Münster, Berlin, Bremerhaven and Oldenburg.
During her studies of Pre- and Early History at the Universities of Münster and Marburg, she was also involved in the study of Art History and Ancient Oriental Archaeology. In addition, she directed various excavations in Westphalia, Saxony-Anhalt and the city of Münster. In 2011, she has specialized in the field of knowledge communication and exploitation in museums and thus has excellent professional qualifications to support the goals of the "European Route of Megalithic Culture".