Who we are

sequa gGmbH is a globally operating non-profit development organisation. Since 1991 sequa has carried out programmes and projects of international cooperation in close collaboration with the German private sector. Its activities concentrate on private sector development. sequa offers know-how and long-term experience in capacity development for business memberships organisations (BMOs), vocational education and training and trade promotion. The organisation is based in Bonn, Germany. sequa employs more than 90 persons (2020) and reported a turnover of 46 million EUR in 2019.

Shareholders of sequa are Germany's top four business membership organisations: BDA, BDI, DIHK and ZDH, as well as the GIZ (since 2010). sequa closely cooperates with German chambers and business associations and thus, sequa has direct access to experienced experts of these organisations and their vocational training centres.

sequa’s fields of activities include programme administration, project management and consulting. sequa acquires public funds from national and international donors. Its main clients are the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the European Commission.