Siegfried Leffler


Siegfried Leffler is the Director of GIZ in Brussels since 2016. He has more than years of international experience leading major development projects and change initiatives in developing and emerging countries. Mr. Leffler assumed different positions within the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), which is providing advisory services, technical assistances and capacity building on behalf of the German Government, the EU and other international public and private clients, and thus assisting them in achieving their respective objectives in the field of international cooperation. Before heading the Brussels seat of GIZ he was Country Director of GIZ in Accra, Ghana from 2011 to 2016. He has comprehensive professional experiences in the Middle East, having served as the Regional Director Middle East, North Africa and Turkey in Tripoli from 2004 to 2011.