Hermann Nafziger has been mayor of Planegg near Munich, the headquarters of ISAR Bioscience, since 2020. Through this office he is a member of the supervisory board. The project manager and technician has been a member of the municipal council since 2008 and was deputy mayor for many years. In March 2020, he won the runoff election for the mayor’s office. His municipality is home to numerous renowned research institutes and biotechnology companies in its districts of Martinsried and Steinkirchen and is considered a center for life sciences and biotechnology in Germany.