Supervisory Board

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

The shareholder is represented by four members of the German Federal Parliament (members of the Budget Committee) and five representatives of the German Government (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Federal Ministry of Finance, the Federal Foreign Office, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conversation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection), as well as one representative of the Bavarian State Chancellery.

The employees are represented by ten workforce representatives (three trade union representatives, one executive manager and six employees).

Shareholder representatives

  • Jochen Flasbarth (Chairperson)
    State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • Felix Banaszak
    Member of the German Federal Parliament, Berlin
  • Susanne Baumann
    State Secretary at the German Federal Foreign Office, Berlin
  • Bettina Hagedorn
    Member of the German Federal Parliament, Berlin
  • Anja Hajduk
    State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Berlin
  • Michael Hinterdobler
    Representative of the Bavarian State Chancellery, Munich
  • Carsten Körber
    Member of the German Federal Parliament, Berlin
  • Claudia Raffelhüschen
    Member of the German Federal Parliament, Berlin
  • Dr Christiane Rohleder
    State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection, Berlin
  • Steffen Saebisch
    State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Finance, Berlin

Employees’ representatives

  • Dr. Wibke Thies (1st Deputy Chairperson)
    GIZ, Eschborn
  • Katrin Gothmann (2nd Deputy Chairperson)
    GIZ, Ecuador
  • Christiane Einfeldt
    GIZ, Sri Lanka
  • Armin Hofmann
    GIZ, Ukraine / Substitute member: Martina Agrell, GIZ, Eschborn
  • Birgit Ladwig
    Unified Service Sector Union (ver.di), Administrative Headquarters
  • Dr Joachim Langbein
    GIZ, Bonn
  • Stefan Mager
    GIZ, Kosovo
  • Dr Sabine Müller
    GIZ, Eschborn / Substitute member: Robert Kressirer, GIZ, Eschborn
  • Thomas Schenk
    Former Unified Service Sector Union (ver.di), State District Hesse
  • Tobias Schürmann
    Former Unified Service Sector Union (ver.di), Administrative Headquarters