Susanna Krüger is a non-resident fellow with the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin. Since March 2016, she has been CEO and board member at Save the Children Germany e.V. In 2008, she founded and led GoodRoots, an advisory firm working with social investors on their impact measurement and organizational change. She continues to work with GoodRoots as a partner.
At GPPi, Susanna contributes to humanitarian aid evaluation work. She was part of the Cluster Approach Evaluation Phase II, and in 2011, she oversaw the Evaluation Framework for the UN Somalia Assistance Strategy. She contributed to policy development for the European Union's humanitarian aid department (DG ECHO) and advised the research team that works on delivering aid in highly insecure environments. Susanna worked on real-time evaluations with the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), and in 2015, she led a comprehensive review of the Transformative Agenda of the IASC.
Susanna’s work experience includes over 14 years in development cooperation as well as humanitarian aid and its evaluation (Middle East, Asia and Africa), public administration reform, facilitation of organizational change in the non-profit sector, strategic philanthropy, and impact investing efforts with large European foundations.
Susanna holds master’s degrees in history, philosophy, and international law from the Free University in Berlin and in public administration from Harvard University, where she was a McCloy Scholar from 2000 to 2002.
Languages: German, English, Arabic, Polish
by Julia Steets, Andrea Binder, András Derzsi-Horváth, Susanna Krüger, Lotte Ruppert
by Susanna Krüger, András Derzsi-Horváth, Julia Steets
by Susanna Krüger
Danish Refugee Council
by Elias Sagmeister, Susanna Krüger
Journal of MultiDisciplinary Evaluation, 10 (23)
by Susanna Krüger
StiftungsWelt, April 2013
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