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Dr. Dietmar Scheiter
(1st Chairman) 

Dr. Dietmar Scheiter was born in 1958. After graduating from high school and training as an officer in the Bundeswehr, he studied business administration in Münster and St. Gallen, where he also did his doctorate. 1988 he set up his own business. The focus of his professional career is on area of corporate investments (private equity). He holds various supervisory board mandates.

Dr. Scheiter's voluntary work includes work for the Max Planck Förderstiftung and his local commitment as a parish councilor in his home town of Grünwald.. Since 2012 he has also been Honorary Consul of Sierra Leone in Bavaria.


Joachim Geitner
(2nd Chairman)  

Joachim Geitner was born in Memmingen in 1981. He studied business administration, IT and economics at the LMU Munich and the University of California, Los Angeles. After graduation, he worked as a consultant for one of the world's largest management consultancies, specializing in strategy consulting in the private, public sector and for non-governmental organizations. In 2010, together with a partner, he founded AZUBIYO, the leading portal for the search for training and dual study places in Germany. His specialist knowledge and young entrepreneurial perspective are of particular benefit to the association Für Sierra Leone e. V.


Dr. Petra Wibbe 

Dr. Petra Wibbe was born in 1956. After graduating from high school, she studied law at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich and received her doctorate there in 1981. She has been admitted to the bar since 1982. She obtained a Master of Laws (LLM) from Northwestern Law School in Chicago (1985) and worked for another year in a law firm in New York City after being admitted to the bar in New York State in 1985. Since joining the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs between 1987 and 1989, she has been an independent lawyer in Munich, specializing in company law and advising companies in the private equity business.