Susanne Dorasil LL.M is currently Head of Division Water, urban development, mobility at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Susanne Dorasil was formerly Head of Economic Cooperation & Development. Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, New Delhi, India. Before working in India she was Head of the Economic Policy & Financial Sector Division, in charge of sustainable economic development (economic policy, financial and private sector development), corporate social responsibility and innovative business models for development as well as ICT for development. She served as German co-facilitator of the G20 development pillar on Private Investment and Job Creation and as German co-chair of the Sub–group on SME Finance of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion. She was also member of the Social Impact Investment Taskforce established under the UK’s presidency of the G8.
Formerly Susanne Dorasil was Private Secretary to the Permanent State Secretary of the BMZ; Senior Advisor to the German Executive Director at the World Bank Group, Deputy Head of the Central Africa, West Africa II, Madagascar Division, and Deputy Head of the Legal Division. She studied law at the Free University of Berlin and holds a Master of Laws degree from King’s College London. She passed her bar examination in Berlin.