Friederike Röder is ONE’s EU and France Director. She leads advocacy and campaigning work in Brussels and France, while also coordinating EU strategy for the whole of the EU. She joined ONE in 2011, first as policy and advocacy manager in France, then from 2013 as France Director. She has also led ONE’s work on global security and development, the G20 and the G7 from 2016.
Previously, Friederike held roles at the OECD, the German International Cooperation agency (GIZ), and the think tank Arab Reform Initiative. She worked with African Union institutions based in South Africa for two years – Nepad, the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) and the Pan-African Parliament. She was also part of the Africa Partnership Initiative of the former German President Horst Köhler.
Her area of expertise is governance, political reform processes and state fragility. Friederike holds a masters’ degree from Sciences Po Paris and a second degree from the Freie Universität Berlin.