The development policy experts of the Business Scouts for Development programme advise companies on their sustainable business projects in new markets and accompany the concrete initiation of their projects in almost 40 developing and emerging countries.



GIZ, as a service provider in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development and international education work is dedicated to shaping a future worth living around the world. Our main commissioning party is the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).




Katrin Oehlkers

Business Scout for Development

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

M +251 (0)98 84 79 996

E katrin.oehlkers@giz.de



Thomas Hübner

Business Scout for Development

GIZ Business Scouts for Development Programme

PO Box 6091, Gulshan 1, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh

T: +880 9 666 701 000

E:  thomas.huebner@giz.de


Christoph Janensch

Business Scout for Development

GIZ Business Scouts for Development Programme



Sandra Doempke

Business Scout Cameroon  

GIZ Business Scouts for Development Programme, Cameroon



Lydia Koch

 GIZ Business Scouts for Development Programme





Ardin Djalali

Director International & MBA Programs
School of International Business and Entrepreneurship (SIBE)
Expert in Leadership & Entrepreneurship Education, Innovation Management, Knowledge and Technology Transfer, Competence Development


Prof. Dr. Peter Franke

Professor for Supply Chain Management at Kiel University of Applied Sciences

  • Institute for Supply Chain and Operations Management
  • Academic Coordinator of Overseas Exchange Programs, Faculty of Business
  • Advisory Board of the Logistics Initiative Schleswig-Holstein (Germany)

Professional expertise in the field of Supply Chain Act – Business Ethics and Human Rights – www.scconsultants.de – www.Supplychainknowhow.de/2021/03/


Franck Jiongo

Multilingual Business Process Analyst with experience in supply chain, international strategic purchasing, production planning as well as material requirements planning. In addition, a good knowledge of logistics planning and ERP – SAP.


Wilfried Krokowski

Senior Advisor and Managing Partner. Many years of experience in the fields of technical purchasing and materials management, supply chain management, project management, development of purchasing organizations, supplier and quality systems and international purchasing. Lecturer at the TU Berlin and FH Kiel.



RA Dr. Phillip Ehring

Attorney at Branmatt legal law firm
Lecturer Trier University – Environmental Campus Birkenfeld

The SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP (SIBE) is the Graduate School for Leadership & Management at Steinbeis University. With master’s programs since 1994, currently over 600 students, more than 5,000 successful graduates and over 350 partner companies, SIBE is your competent partner for Management & Business Leadership and thus for innovation, growth, and globalization.


The German Africa Business Network is building a bridge between African and German Professionals assisting businesses with knowledge in the field of Global Supply Chain through practical E-Learning Seminars, based on German expertise and African needs.

edubiz is an initiative of the Stuttgart-based media company local global GmbH. Our conferences and media services since 2010 contributed to the dialogue between politics, businesses and education providers. Our services support the development of content and formats for education projects worldwide.