Adolf Kloke-Lesch

Department: Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)

Function: Executive Director SDSN Germany

Specialization: Urban and regional planner

Vita

since November 2014


since August 2012
Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN Germany) Executive Director

German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Associate Fellow
2011-2012Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Managing Director
2010Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ)
Director of the Strategy Centre 'New Partnerships for Global Development'
2007-2010Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Head of the Directorate-General for Global and Sectoral Policies; European and Multilateral Development Policy; Africa, Middle East
2002-2007Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Head of the Instruments of Bilateral Cooperation Directorate (2002 - 2003), and of the Peace and Democracy, Human Rights; United Nations Directorate (2003 - 2007)
1994-2002Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Head of the Budget Division (1994-1998), the Basic Principles, Concepts and Planning of Development Policy Division (1998-1999) and the Foreign and Security Policy; Peace-building and Crisis Prevention; Human Rights; Research Division (1999-2002)
1988-1994Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation
Desk Officer in the Budget Division
1987-1988Federal Centre for Political Education
Basic Principles and Planing Division
1978-1987Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation
Desk Officer in the Cross-sectoral Development Policy Issues Division (1978-1981), the Basic Principles, Concepts and Planning of Development Policy Division (1981-1982) and the Budget Division (1982-1987)
1977-1978German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Participant of the 13th training course with a three-month research assignment in Malaysia
1977Technische Universität Berlin, Institute for Urban and Regional Planning
Visiting Lecturer
1974-1977Technische Universität Berlin, Institute for Urban and Regional Planning
Student Tutor
1972-1977Technische Universität Berlin and Freie Universität Berlin
Student of Urban and Regional Planing and Economics
(Diplom-Ingenieur, Technical University of Berlin)

Memberships

  • Advisory Council of the Institut du développement durable et des relations internationales (IDDRI) (since 2016)
  • Leadership Council of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) (since 2015)
  • Criteria Committee of the FairWorldFonds (Chair, since 2015)
  • International Board of the Bonn Center for Conversion (BICC) (since 2014)
  • Working party on policy coherence of the Joint Conference Church and Development (GKKE) (2013-2016)
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Development and Peace Foundation (SEF) (since 2008)
  • Member of the DAC Reflection Group "Investing in Development: A Common Cause in a Changing World" (2008 - 2009)
  • Member of the Founding Board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) (2006 - 2007)
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the German Institute for Human Rights (2001 - 2008)
  • Co-chair of the Steering Committee of the Working Group on Development and Peace (FriEnt) (2001 - 2007)

Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces

Projects

Contact

E-mail Adolf.Kloke-Lesch@remove-this.die-gdi.de
E-mail kloke-lesch@remove-this.sdsngermany.de
Phone +49 (0)228 94927-224
Fax +49 (0)228 94927-130

Highlight

Globale Entwicklungspolitik: Politikberatung zwischen Aid-Community und Global Public Policy
Kloke-Lesch, Adolf (2016)
published on: Svenja Falk / Manuela Glaab / Andrea Römmele / Henrik Schober / Martin Thunert (Hrsg.), Handbuch Politikberatung, Wiesbaden: Springer, DOI 10.1007/978-3-658-07461-6.

Im Fokus

African Partnership Forum Evaluation Report
Patrick Hayford / Kloke-Lesch, Adolf (2017)