Henriette von Kaltenborn-Stachau
Sr. Communication and Governance Specialist
Henriette von Kaltenborn-Stachau is a Senior Communication and Governance Specialist in the World Bank Fragile and Conflict-Affected Country Group. Prior to this position she was a consultant to the Communication for Governance & Accountability Program (CommGAP). Before joining the World Bank, Henriette worked for the United Nations in various headquarter and field assignments, including multi-year postings to Timor-Leste and the Middle East. She is a specialist in political governance analysis in conflict and post-conflict environments and delivered numerous trainings in early warning and conflict analysis.
A German national, she holds a masters degree in Organizational Psychology from the Technical University Darmstadt; a postgraduate degree in Media-Psychology from the EWH Landau, as well as a M.A. in International Relations and International Economics from The Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) with a concentration on conflict management. Despite all the sadness and anger she feels when encountering senseless destruction and brutality in post-conflict environments she is encouraged by the thought that the end of war might open the chance to rebuild better and to give a future to the people.