Astrid Skala-Kuhmann

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PositionMember of the Supervisory Board
Year and place of birth1953 in Vienna, Austria
EducationPh.D. in International Environmental Law, Universities of Göttingen/Germany and Geneva/Switzerland; Scholarships, e.g. Konrad Adenauer Foundation for Talent Promotion, German Academic Exchange Service New York and Washington

Career

Since 2016 International advisor reg. China, esp. Silk Road initiative Project, customers from business economy and politics
2012-2015 Director general of the Department "Emerging Economies – Global Partnerships", Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Berlin/Germany,
2005–2011 Country Director and Senior representative, GIZ Beijing, People ́s Republic of China
1996–2006 Advisor to various programmes i.a. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
1985–1992 Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Eschborn, various positions
1982–1985 Attorney at law - Focus on corporate and tax law, White & Case (formerly Feddersen Laule), Frankfurt/Germany
1979–1981 Junior judge at Supreme Court, Hamburg. Law firms Gündisch & Partner, Hamburg, Röhm and van Heemstra, New York
Memberships Tönissteiner Kreis, Stifterverband Deutschland, Deutsch-Chinesische Freundschaftsvereinigung, Atlantikbrücke (Young Leaders Alumna), Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (Alumna)