Stefan Schott

Project Director East Africa & Head of Global Partnership Hub Expert for development partnerships and East Africa

Short vita

Stefan Schott is economist by academic background. He has worked in leading positions for large European Foundations for more than ten years.

Stefan has started his professional career as a TV-journalist reporting for different German news programs. After an intermediate engagement as a strategy consultant for The Boston Consulting Group he changed on the PR-side and worked for a PR-agency, a private corporation and a university related institute for economic research. 

2011 he was nominated senior vice president for communications at Robert Bosch Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in Germany. As a member of the management, he was jointly responsible for the strategic development of the foundation.

In April 2021, Stefan changed to Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation for Freedom, a political foundation related to the liberal party in Germany, FDP, to become county director for East-Africa and head of the Global Partnership Hub. Since August 2021, Stefan lives in Nairobi and sets up the new FNF office in Kenya.