Sarah Degen-Heinemann

Sarah Degen-Heinemann

Sarah Degen-Heinemann

Head, Team Human Resources

Fully Qualified Lawyer


Since 2018

Head, Team Human Resources, Operations


2016 - 2018

Deputy Head, Team International Capacity Development, Operations


2015 to 2016

Project Manager Training, ZIF project "Peace Operations in Fragile States"


2012 to 2013

Project Manager, ZIF project "Europe's New Training Initiative for Civilian Crisis Management" (ENTRi)


2011 to 2012

Desk Officer, Human Resources

2008 to 2010
German Federal Foreign Office, Berlin
Desk Officer in the OSCE and Council of Europe division

German Bundestag, Berlin
Research Assistant to a Member of Parliament

2006 to 2008
Forum Civil Peace Service (forumZFD e.V.), Bonn
Regional Coordinator Western Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia


2004 to 2005
Pielsticker and Partners, Law Firm and Notary Office, Berlin

2001 to 2003
Regional Higher Court
Legal Clerkship („Referendariat“)
(inter alia with the Office of the High Representative OHR, and the High Judicial and Prosecutorial Councils in Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Working Languages
German, English

Expertise | Responsibilities

  • Strategies for Human Resource Management and Staff Development
  • Duty of Care