Kerstin Meyer

Field of Practice:

Economy / Economics

City, Country:

Dakar, Senegal


2007, 2008, 2009


Nov 2008 - Apr 2009

Born 1969 in the Saarland/Germany.

Kerstin Meyer studied economics and economic development at the universities of Heidelberg, Oxford, London School of Economics and Paris Sorbonne I from1988–1993 with a fellowship of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (German Foundation of Studies).

She later received training as sociopolitical consultant to the government in Cotonou/Benin and Mbabane/Swaziland.

From 1996-1999 she obtained a second degree in fine arts (category film) at the Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main.

From 1996 to 2003 Kerstin Meyer worked as a freelance specialist in the field of development policy. Since then, she works as a consultant to the Ministry for Economy and Finance of the Republic of Senegal as well as a project leader for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ).

Projects and publications include: »Ré_flex_if: cinq positions artistiques visà-vis de la politique du développement«, an art project realized together with Aziz Cissé, Kann-si, Christian Hanussek and Arfang Sarr Crao in Dakar (2005); »How Civil Society Participates in PRSPs. An Evaluation of Country Experience«, with Annette Schmidt, Gerald Schmidt for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), Eschborn (2001).