Professor Dr Michael Hollmann is President of the Federal Archives since 2011.

The Federal Archives is a higher German Federal authority. It falls under the Minister of State in the Federal Chancellery, the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media. The President of the Federal Archives is based in Koblenz and is represented by the Vice President. Since May 2011, Professor Dr Michael Hollmann acts as President of the Federal Archives, while Dr Andrea Hänger was appointed Vice President in January 2015.