Carolin Welzel is Senior Advisor at the Agency for Business and Development (AWE), focusing on development banks, the EU and UN and their private sector programs.
She has been with GIZ for the past 10 years, working in various functions on private sector development and cooperation with the private sector in Germany, East- and North Africa. Before joining GIZ she spent several years with the Bertelsmann Foundation and served as an expert to the European Union as well as to the Council of Europe for eGovernment development in Europe. Carolin is a trained journalist and built up a non-profit internet start-up on digitalization and politics. She is winner of the re-known prize for journalists “Grimme Preis” in the section of online journalism.