Ulrich Post has been Vice-Chairperson of the Association of German Development Non-Governmental Organisations (VENRO) and head of the Policy and External Relations Department of "Deutsche Welthungerhilfe" since 2009. He studied Political Science and Economics in Berlin and Hamburg. He then worked as a research assistant at the Institute of African Affairs in Hamburg, and was an editor in the Foreign Policiy section of "Stern" and also of "der ueberblick", a journal for international relations and development policy published by the Protestant Church. From 1988 to 1992 Ulrich Post was Head of the Communication Department of the Christian Council of Lesotho, through the agency of the service network "Dienste in Uebersee". Following this sint, he became managing director of Germanwatch in Bonn. In 1996 he became press spokesman for "Deutsche Welthungerhilfe", and Vice-Chairman of VENRO in 2005. Since 2006 he has been a member of the board of management of Alliance2015, a strategic partnership of seven secular European aid organisations.
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