Christian is a German national. He is a certified banker and economist who has worked in the field of German Development Co-operation in the Africa, Asia and Europe in the area of:
technical and vocational education and training (TVET); micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) promotion.
Since March 2011, Christian has been the Head of the *Giz-implemented “Pro-Poor Growth and Promotion of Employment (SEDIN) Programme, based in Abuja.
*GIZ (formerly GTZ) is an agency owned by the Federal Government of Germany, working in the field of sustainable development and capacity building in more than 130 countries, mainly on behalf of the German government but also for other clients (e.g. the EU Commission or the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation).