The Foundation Staff

At present some 100 people work directly for the Volkswagen Foundation – in the "Staff Divisions" of the Secretary General as well as in the departments "Funding", "Investment Management" and "Finance and Administration".

Hanna Wielandt
Dr. Hanna Wielandt

Program Director

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Additional Information
Program Director in the "Team International". Responsible for the initiative "Knowledge for Tomorrow - Cooperative Research Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa" and for projects in economics and business administration.
Background: Studied economics at Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg and Universität Hamburg; MSc in Development Economics & Policy at University of Manchester; PhD in economics at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Applied Microeconomics).