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  Gunther Beger | Speaker of the Anuga FoodTec 2024


Gunther Beger
UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization)
Managing Director

About Gunther Beger

Gunther Beger is Managing Director of the Directorate for SDG Innovation and Economic Transformation

The Directorate for SDG Innovation and Economic Transformation, responsible for the development of innovative services in areas of agro-industry, sustainability standards, fair production, and climate-improving technologies, the development of innovative technical cooperation concepts, and the identification of new sources of finance and new partnerships.

Until March 2022, Mr Beger served as Executive Director for Germany at the World Bank Group. From 2013-2021, he served as Director General in Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. From 2000-2013, he held several leadership positions in the German Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection. From 1995-2000, he served as Head of Division for Agriculture at the German Embassy in Moscow, Russia.

Beger holds a Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics from Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelm-Universitaet in Bonn, Germany.