Tasks of the Board of Technical Advisors

The Board of Technical Advisors specifically has the following tasks:
(a) making advisory statements on the business policy of the association, its targets, the focuses of its work, the expected results and the methodology;
(b) making a statement on the programme concepts and results of the individual
EDPs;
(c) facilitate contacts with possible EDP participants;
(d) helping to develop relationships with partners in the North and in the South.

Members of the Board of Technical Advisors of the Exposure- und Dialogprogramme e.V.

Term of office 2014 - 2018

  1. Dr. Konrad Ellsässer
    President Finances pour le Développement Economique et Social (FIDES)
  2. MinDirig'in Dorothee Fiedler
    Sub-department Manager for planning and principles of cooperation with countries and regions; commissioner for Latin America in the Federal Ministry for Economic Co-operation and Development (BMZ / Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung)
  3. Klaus Hagedorn
    Pastoral Instructor, FORUM St. Peter (Oldenburg)
  4. Prof. Dr. Brigitta Elisabeth Herrmann
    Professor for Globalization, Development Policies and Ethics - Cologne Business School (CBS)
  5. Michael Kleine
    former Manager Press Relations; Bischöfliches Hilfswerk Misereor
  6. Dr. Anette Krauss
    Managing Director, Center for Microfinance at the Department for Banking and Finance of the University of Zurich
  7. Dr. Ruth Möller
    former Development Policy Officer of the Parliamentary Fraction of the Social Democratic Party (SPD, German Bundestag)
  8. Eberhard Neugebohrn
    former Managing Director Nordrhein-Westfälische Stiftung für Umwelt und Entwicklung
  9. Dr. Hans-Joachim Preuß
    Member of the Board, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Bonn and Eschborn
  10. Wolfgang Schmitt
    Integrity Manager
    GOPA Consulting Group, Bad Homburg
  11. Christine Schübel
    Managing Director Schübel GmbH
  12. RA Michael P. Sommer (deputy spokesman)
    Authorised signatory of BANK IM BISTUM ESSEN Ge, Department Manager for foreign customers/sustainability management
  13. Prof. Dr. Heribert Weiland
    Former Director (2007-2012) Arnold-Bergstraesser-Institut
  14. Bruno Wenn (spokesman)
    Spokesman of the Management Board of Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH (DEG Invest)

Consulting Members:

  1. Michael Steeb (Chairman of the Management Board)
  2. Dr. Jörg Lüer (Managing Director of German Commission for Justice and Peace, EDP e.V.)

(as of: May 2018)

Bruno Wenn, Spokesman of the advisory council of the EDP e.V.