Christian Hofer

Christian, a Swiss national, joined the GEF as Senior Communications Officer. From 2005 to 2008, Christian has been working in corporate communications and development communications for the World Bank’s External Affairs Vice Presidency. In the Bank’s DevComm division, he focused on outreach to countries in the Middle East and Francophone Africa, administering strategic communications tools in World Bank projects to contribute to increased effectiveness and transparency. Before coming to Washington, Christian was in charge of the communications unit in the Economic Development Cooperation in the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) in Bern. Christian holds a Masters in Advanced Studies in International Development from the Swiss Federal School of Technology in Zurich, a Master in Modern History and a BA in Political Science and Sociology, both from the University of Bern, Switzerland.

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