Rolf Huber

Rolf Huber



Areas of expertise

  • 9 years as Managing Director of an international foundation (2012 – 2021) with a focus on Social Businesses in emerging markets (main sectors: Energy, Water, Mobility, Food, Health)
  • Over 20 years leading positions in German Technology Industry, from 2009 to 2012 assignment in Johannesburg with overall responsibility for Government Relations, Corporate Communications and CSR programs on the African continent
  • Shareholder representative for a newly founded social business company in Kenya (sectors: Water, Solar Energy, E-mobility)
  • Founding Member of Off-Grid Water Alliance

Industries: infrastructure, automation and digitization, intelligent mobility solutions

Selected engagement experience

  • Member of the German government’s “Expert Commission on the Root Causes of Displacement” (2019 – 2021)
  • Co-Chair of the Africa working group “Strategic Dialogue with Foundations” in the German Federal Foreign Office (2019 – 2021)
  • Multiple market entry projects for start-ups in East Africa (business angel)


Master degree in American Studies, Political Science and Communications Science at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich and at the University of North Carolina, USA

Language skills

German (native), English (business fluent)