Board member of Germanwatch and member of the Development and Peace Foundation’s Advisory Board
Klemens van de Sand started his career as a lecturer at the University of Würzburg and as a representative of the Konrad-Adenauer Foundation in Indonesia. From 1978-2007, he worked for the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), inter alia as commissioner for the millennium development goals and as commissioner for Asia and South-East Europe. From 1993-1996, he acted as chairman of the OECD/DAC Working Group on Participatory Development and Good Governance, from 1997-2003 as assistant president at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). He is a board member of Germanwatch and a member of the Development and Peace Foundation’s advisory board.