Former Chair of GIZ’s Supervisory Board has died

22.01.2016 – Hans-Jürgen Beerfeltz has passed away. The former State Secretary at the BMZ served as Chair of GIZ’s Supervisory Board from 2010 until 2013.

During this period he made key contributions in setting the course for GIZ’s future. ‘Hans-Jürgen Beerfeltz played a decisive role in shaping GIZ during his time as Chair of the Supervisory Board. We are deeply saddened by his early passing,’ commented Tanja Gönner, Chair of the GIZ Management Board. Beerfeltz died aged 64 after a serious illness.