Deputy Secretary General, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung
Dr. Gerhard Wahlers studied history, sociology, economics and political science at the Westfälische Wilhems-Universität (WWU) in Münster. With funding from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) he carried out research studies in Latin America. Dr. Wahlers earned his Ph.D in history at the faculty of philosophy of the WWU Münster. In 1990 Dr. Wahlers joined the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation and became desk officer in the International Cooperation Division. In the following years he was director of the KAS offices in Jerusalem/Israel and Washington/USA. Since May 2003 Dr. Wahlers heads the Department of European and International Cooperation of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Berlin and in 2007 he became Deputy Secretary General of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation.