Our Team

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Prof. Dr. Kay Pfaffenberger is the managing director of the centre and contributes with his expertise in the fields of investment, banking and (renewable) energy on the African continent. He acts as the academic representative at pertinent occasions.

 

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Prof. Dr. Thomas Schmidt  is the founding director of the centre and is responsible for all partnership projects in IT and Logistics with Africa.

 

 

marcus_brandenburgProf. Dr. (Habil) Marcus Brandenburg is professor for Logistics and Supply Chain Management with special focus on Sustainable Supply Chain Management. He is currently involved in activities with Ethiopian partners focussing on supply chains in the apparel industry.

 

nelly_oelzeProf. Dr. Nelly Oelze is Professor for Marketing and Logistics. She is the project manager of the Namibian-German Centre for Logistics with special interest in Sustainable Supply Chain Management.

 

 

 

 

Prof. Dr. Axel Grimm is in charge for vocational training in CBTA. He is also a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Institute of Vocational Education, Work and Technology (biat) of the Europa-Universität Flensburg.

 

 

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Martin Kuehn is our expert for Central and East Africa. He is responsible for the coordination of the project activities in the framework of the Kenyan-German Centre for Data Analytics.

 

 

 

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Kerstin Schultheiß is our E-Learning professional. She is designing innovative course formats, providing intercultural pedagogical expertise and developing strategies for the establishment of the African-German Virtual Academy. 

 

 

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Ronakeh Warasthe is our team’s research and teaching associate for “Logistics in Emerging Economies”. She is our expert for Southern Africa and is currently working on her Doctoral Thesis on Sustainable Supply Chain Management in the Apparel Industry under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Marcus Brandenburg.