Alexander Reitzenstein is an Associate Consultant at SEEK Development. At SEEK, he has worked on projects with the World Health Organization (WHO), VENRO (an umbrella organization of development NGOs in Germany), and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He has also provided critical support to the Donor Tracker team, coordinating the Germany, Australia, and South Korea profiles. Alex specializes in development finance, government advocacy and engagement strategies, and organizational change, helping most recently to develop and implement a strategy for the WHO that seeks to optimize the organization’s resource mobilization approach, a major project commissioned by the WHO Director-General.
Prior to joining SEEK, Alexander gained research and consulting experience at private and third-sector organizations, including PricewaterhouseCoopers, the Centre for Economic Performance, adelphi research, FINCA International, and the Center for Applied Policy Research. His tasks ranged from the analysis of transformation paths towards a green economy, to the evaluation of political processes in Germany and the EU.
Alexander holds Masters’ Degrees in Public Policy from the London School of Economics and the Hertie School of Governance. During his studies, he focused on global governance, climate change, and organizational strategy. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in political science, business, and economics from University of Munich, which included a semester abroad at American University, Washington, DC.