Secretary General and Chief Executive Board, Welthungerhilfe, Bonn, Germany
Wolfgang Jamann has been the Secretary General and Chairperson of Welthungerhilfe, a German non-profit development cooperation and aid agency, since August 2009. A development sociologist with a Ph.D. in Southeast Asian studies, Jamann has worked for more than 20 years in the fields of development cooperation and humanitarian assistance.
From 2004 to 2009 he was national director of CARE Deutschland-Luxemburg, a subsidiary of CARE International, which is represented in over 70 countries.
Jamann has published several books and articles on East and Southeast Asia and has contributed to publications on complex humanitarian emergencies as well as conflict and peace studies.