Sven-Uwe Mueller

Director, Programme for cooperation with the private sector - GIZ, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

Sven-Uwe Mueller is programme leader for cooperation with the private sector at GIZ, which also includes the lab of tomorrow. As an energy and infrastructure policy specialist Sven-Uwe worked at the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington and as Deputy Country Director of GIZ China in Beijing. Sven-Uwe is interested in entrepreneurship, governance and public-private-sector-cooperation. His goal is to mobilize the knowledge and innovation power of the private sector in order to achieve the SDGs more efficiently. He sees the lab of tomorrow as an ideal tool for this purpose: bringing together multiple stakeholders in open innovation processes to address urgent development challenges with new business models.