Prof. Dr. Rolf Steltemeier is the Director of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Germany, and head of the Bonn office. Steltemeier has served as Press Secretary in the German Parliament and Head of Office to Foreign Minister Klaus Kinkel. From 2009 to 2019, he was Minister Counsellor and then Head of Section and Minister Delegate for Europe at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Since 2014, he has also been a lecturer at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and at the University of Heidelberg, where he teaches politics and international relations. He is also a political advisor to the Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für Freiheit, a foundation close to the German Free Democratic Party.