German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) GmbH

Seat of the company

Bonn and Eschborn

Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 32 + 36
53113 Bonn
T +49 228 44 60-0
F +49 228 44 60-17 66

Dag Hammarskjöld Way 1 - 5
65760 Eschborn
T +49 6196 79-0
F +49 6196 79-11 15

Commercial Register

Local court Bonn: HRB 18384
Local court Frankfurt am Main: HRB 12394

Value added tax identification number (USt-IdNr.)

DE 113891176

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Martin Hunter
State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Board of Directors 

Tanja Gönner (Spokeswoman of the Board of Management) 
Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven
Thorsten Schäfer-Gümbel

German Confederation of Skilled Crafts (Zentralverband des Deutschen Handwerks e. V.) (ZDH)

German Confederation of Skilled Crafts (Zentralverband des Deutschen Handwerks e. V.) (ZDH)
Mohrenstrasse 20/21
10117 Berlin

Phone +49 30 20619-0
Fax +49 30 20619-460
E-mail: info(at)

Authorized representative

The authorised representatives of the Zentralverband des Deutschen Handwerks are the members of the Executive Presidium 

Hans Peter Wollseifer, President
President of the Cologne Chamber of Crafts

Marcus Nachbauer, Vice President
Federal Guild Master and President of the Federal Scaffolding Association

Dr. Jörg Dittrich
President of the Chamber of Crafts Dresden

Wilhelm Hülsdonk
Federal Guild Master of the Central Association of the Motor Trade

with the proviso that in each case two members are jointly authorized to represent the company.

Chief Executive Officer Holger Schwannecke and the Managing Directors Dirk Palige and Karl-Sebastian Schulte each have individual power of representation with regard to the tasks assigned to them within the framework of managing the office.

The German Confederation of Skilled Crafts is entered in the register of associations at the Berlin-Charlottenburg Local Court under 95 VR 19916 Nz. 


The Zentralverband des Deutschen Handwerks e. V. accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the information on this website. Our aim is to provide up-to-date and accurate information. However, we cannot guarantee that the information available on this website is actually up-to-date, comprehensive, complete or accurate.

The information provided is of a general nature and is not intended to meet the specific needs of any particular individual or entity. In particular, it is not intended to provide legal advice.

If this website refers to other websites, the ZDH cannot influence their content and cannot accept any responsibility for it.