Johannes Braun

Johannes Braun is an experienced manager of international dialogues and cooperation projects between Germany and its global partners such as China, India, Brazil, Mexico and Indonesia.

He is currently based in Berlin and leads the Global Project Quality Infrastructure (, which is implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of for the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. Previously, Johannes served as an advisor for Strategy and Portfolio Development at GIZ’s China Office in Beijing.

Johannes is an alumni of the Mercator Foundation’s 2014 Zukunftsbrücke – Chinese-German Young Professional Campus and is a founding member of the Global Diplomacy Lab (GDL).

Johannes holds an MA in Political Science, Public Law and Economics from the University of Regensburg and an MSc in Development Studies from the London School of Economics.




2022, 2019, 2015, 2014

Special function



Sustainability and Climate Protection, Healthcare


International Organisations





Further Engagements

Elected Advisory Council
Every year, two GDL members of the Advisory Council are elected online by members. All four elected members of the Advisory Council work on a pro bono basis.

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