Supervisory Board

The GIZ Supervisory Board consists of ten shareholder representatives and ten representatives of the employees.

The shareholder is represented by five members of the German Federal Parliament (four members of the Budget Committee and one member of the Committee on Economic Cooperation and Development) and four representatives of the German Government (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. Federal Ministry of Finance, the Federal Foreign Office and the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy), as well as one representative of the German Foundation for International Development. The employees are represented by ten workforce representatives (three trade union representatives, one executive manager and six employees).

Shareholder representatives

  • Dr Friedrich Kitschelt (Chairperson) 
    State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • Anja Hajduk
    Member of the German Federal Parliament
  • Volkmar Klein
    Member of the German Federal Parliament
  • Michael Leutert
    Member of the German Federal Parliament
  • Wolfram Schöhl
    Deputy Director General, Bavarian State Ministry, Munich
  • Johannes Schmalzl
    German Federal Ministry of Finance
  • Sonja Steffen
    Member of the German Federal Parliament
  • Walter J. Lindner
    Secretary of State of the German Federal Foreign Office
  • Dagmar G. Wöhrl
    Member of the German Federal Parliament
  • Claudia Dörr-Voß
    German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

 

Employees’ representatives

  • Armin Hofmann
    GIZ, Laos  
  • Winnie Kauderer
    GIZ, Bad Honnef  
  • Dr Stephan Krall (1st Deputy Chairperson)
    GIZ, Eschborn  
  • Antonia Kühn 
    DGB
  • Birgit Ladwig
    Unified Service Sector Union (ver.di), Berlin    
  • Dr Julius Spatz
    GIZ, Eschborn 
  • Dr. Sabine Müller
    GIZ, Eschborn
  • Thomas Schenk
    Unified Service Sector Union (ver.di), Frankfurt am Main  
  • Ursula Schoch
    GIZ, Burundi
  • Daniela Spies (2nd Deputy Chairperson)
    GIZ, Eschborn