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. sequa offers know-how and long-term experience in capacity development for chambers and associations (BMOs), vocational education and training, private sector development and trade. The organisation is based in Bonn, Germany. sequa employs more than 75 persons (2018) and reported a turnover of 38 million EUR in 2017.

Shareholders of sequa are Germany's top four business membership organisations, BDA, BDI, DIHK and ZDH, as well as the GIZ (since 2010). Thus, sequa combines the know-how and networks of the German private sector with the experience of German development cooperation and has direct access to experienced experts from German chambers, associations, vocational training centres and private companies.

sequa’s business segments include programme administration, project management and consulting. Its main clients are the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the European Commission, the GIZ as well as the Federal German Foreign Office (AA).