About Dr. Ulrich Harmes-Liedtke
Dr Ulrich Harmes-Liedtke is a global expert in the field of international economic development cooperation. With more than 25 years of consulting experience, he is active in all phases of a project and program development (preparation, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation) and collaborates with various implementing organizations and development banks (German Development Cooperation - GIZ and PTB -, Inter-American Development Bank, European Union and United Nations). He has consulting experience in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Dr.Harmes-Liedtke is an experienced trainer and process consultant. He works with groups and teams to reflect on their situation and to then formulate change projects to improve their reality. He enables dialogue, facilitates and designs workshops, processes, and sense-making processes. He is certified in facilitation, mediation, and communication techniques which allow him to deal with sensitive, diverse, and even conflict situations.
He supports systemic economic development in various roles:
• As an expert and trainer in international trade, national quality policies, industrial policy, clusters, and global value chains
• As a process consultant in designing and leading diagnostic processes that result in change, adaptation, and improvement
• As a facilitator of dialogue, workshops, training, and sense-making processes
• As a transdisciplinary researcher in the field of systemic economic development
Born 1965, Ph.D. in political science and economics (Bremen 1999), MA in economics (Diplom-Volkswirt) (Hamburg 1991). German nationality.