The department is a lively community that is recognised internationally as one of the top centres for research and teaching in development studies.
Arne manages the finance team at ODID, oversees all core finance functions, and prepares and reviews the Department’s annual budget and forecasts. He is also responsible for the financial management of the Department’s donations, trust funds and research grants.
Arne has several years of experience in finance, working for an international auditing company in Germany as well as smaller social start up enterprises in Kenya, helping them to establish sound financial structures. Before joining ODID, he worked for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) as a Finance Manager in Uganda and was responsible for the finance and administration of their energy programme.
Arne studied at the University of Passau and holds a Diploma in Business Administration. He is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).