Achim von Heynitz

Achim von Heynitz

Senior Associate

Achim von Heynitz

Achim von Heynitz is a Visiting Professor at the University of Geneva, where he is teaching for more than 10 years a MBA class at the IOMBA program on Results and Resource Management for Non-Profit Organizations. Prior to diverse consulting assignments over the last 10 years, Mr. von Heynitz was Budget Director at the World Bank, subsequent to holding a position as Director of the Front Office, Operations Department at the EBRD. Before joining EBRD, Mr. von Heynitz has accumulated in-depth experience as policy advisor in various think tanks and the German Foreign Office.

Areas of Expertise:

Budget management, fiscal policy and public sector financial management

Results-based management

Risk management

Institutional efficiency and effectiveness

Organizational diagnostics and performance assessment

Past Experience:

World Bank – Budget Director, and Head of Resource Management Network

EBRD – Director Front Office, Operations First VP; Nuclear Safety Account; Energy Team

German Foreign Office – Policy Planning Group

Various Think Tanks – SWP (German Institute for International and Security Affairs), RAND Corporation, Chatham House, Latin American Institute IRELA (Spain)

Key Advisory Engagements

NIAF – Nigerian Infrastructure Advisory Facility

GOI – Government of India, Cabinet Secretariat

AfDB – African Development Bank

Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation

Bioversity – CGIAR Centre

IFAD – International Fund for Agriculture Development

FAO – Food and Agriculture Organization

ILO & ILO-ITC – International Labor Organization and International Training Center

OPCW – Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

CTBTO – Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization