Klaus Gihr heads the team of Urban Development and Natural Resources within KfW Development Bank’s Sector Policy Department since early 2014. Prior to that he was in charge of the Development Banks’ infrastructure operations in SSA. Predominantly he was involved in transport, telecoms and power sector projects in East and Southern Africa. After joining KfW in early 1993 he was project manager for water and sanitation projects in South and Central Asia and for the power sector in South Eastern Europe. Before joining KfW Klaus worked on EU and FAO funded projects in Tanzania and Ethiopia from 1987 until 1993. He is an agricultural economist by training.