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

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

 

Employees’ representatives

  • Armin Hofmann
    GIZ, Myanmar
  • Dr Stephan Krall (2nd Deputy Chairperson)
    GIZ, Eschborn
  • Birgit Ladwig
    Unified Service Sector Union (ver.di), Administrative Headquarters
  • Dr Sabine Müller
    GIZ, Eschborn
  • Jens Neumann
    GIZ, Eschborn
  • Mariella Regh
    GIZ, Bonn
  • Thomas Schenk
    Unified Service Sector Union (ver.di), Hessen
  • Paul Schlüter
    GIZ, Bonn
  • Tobias Schürmann
    Unified Service Sector Union (ver.di), Administrative Headquarters
  • Jan Wesseler (1st Deputy Chairperson)
    GIZ, Ruanda