Your team in Berlin


 Susan Sharaf  

Susan Sharaf is your main GIZ contact person regarding all your operational non-academic questions concerning the Executive Master's in Taxation. This includes the:

  • preparatory courses organized by GIZ and ATAF
  • extra-curricular activities such as the welcome ceremony and cultural activities
  • question with regards to living allowances, accommodation and health insurance
  • contact to official authorities
  • Alumni activities

Susan works for the GIZ programm "Good Financial Governance in Africa" and is basend in Berlin. Susan has been working with several GIZ Human Capacity Development Programmes in Africa within the last 10 years and holds a Master's Degree in Economics.


 Dr. Hyun-Ju Koh  



Hyun-Ju Koh joined the Good Financial Governance Programme (GFG) in Africa in December 2012 as technical advisor. In this function, she develops new HCD products such as the Executive Master's in Taxation. Before joining the GFG program, she worked as Planning Expert in the sectoral department Good Governance and Human Rights. Initially basend in Berlin, Hyun-Ju established the cooperation with BSEL and GIZ's partner organisation ATAF on the Master's program. In April, Hyun-Ju joined the GFG Programme in Pretoria and continues to work on the Master's program. Hyun-Ju completed her PhD in Economics at the University of Munich.