Ulrich Wehnert is an expert in partnerships for global sustainability, development finance and organizational culture. He earned a MA in Political Economy from the Münster University/Germany and a PhD in Business Administration from the Trident University International/USA. Prior to joining the United Nations in West Africa, he worked for one of Germany’s most prestigious bank companies. Since 1998 he has held various management positions at GIZ in Asia and Germany. He is currently Head of the Governance and Human Rights Section at GIZ/Bonn.