Friedrichsdorfer Institut zur Nachhaltigkeit (IzN) e.V.

Werner Neuhauß


Seit Februar 2014 Stellvertretender Vorsitzender/ Since February 2014 Vice-Chairman Friedrichsdorfer Institut zur Nachhaltigkeit e.V.


Universities of Giessen and Montpellier (France);
Specialisation in macro-economics,
Degree of Economics ('Diplom-Ökonom')

Summary of professional experience

  • 1979-1980: Teacher of Tourism at the Rheinische Akademie e.V., Colonia (Köln)
  • 1980-1983: Employee of the Foundation Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung e.V., Bonn; assignments in Costa Rica and Panamá
  • 1983-2011: Employee of KfW-Development Bank:

Project manager for the regions of the Near East and Latin America (1984-1991).

Consultant for a micro-credit Institute in the Dominican Republic (ADEMI, 1991-1993).

Sectoral economist at the Strategy Department at KfW (especially the financial sector; 1993-1997).

Senior project manager for Southeast Europe (1998-2001), financial sector activities

February 2001 to February 2011: Economist for the Latin America/Caribbean Department / Regional Manager for the Caribbean, Columbia and Ecuador.


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