Making policies work

Sebastian Große-Puppendahl

  • Private sector engagement for development
  • Public support (instruments) to businesses
  • Development finance
  • Trade and regional integration


Sebastian Große-Puppendahl works as a Policy Officer in the Trade, Investment and Finance team of ECDPM’s Economic and Agricultural Transformation programme. He is particularly interested in ways to engage business in development cooperation and how to promote more private investments that can ensure inclusive and sustainable development.

Originally from Germany, he has a background in EU policies and institutions (BA European Studies) and public policy (MSc Public Policy & Human Development). While doing a double-degree Master’s programme at the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance together with United Nations University-MERIT, he has specialised in globalisation, trade and development.

Pre-ECDPM Assignments

  • Business consultant in the department of project acquisition and development at OSCAR, Cologne, Germany
  • Maastricht Graduate School of Governance/United Nations University-MERIT, MSc Public Policy & Human Development, focus on trade and development
  • Royal Philips N.V., Automotive Lighting, Commercial Europe
  • Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden, focus on Swedish politics and history
  • Maastricht University, BA European Studies, focus on EU law, EU enlargement policy and European Neighbourhood Policy

    Sustainability principles for public-private partnerships

    GREAT Insights Magazine | Published on 06-10-2016

    Sebastian Große-Puppendahl

    Policy Officer Trade, Investment and Finance | Economic and Agricultural Transformation Programme




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    Maastricht office

    Onze Lieve Vrouweplein 21

    6211 HE Maastricht