Dr. Harald Kischlat
Dr. Harald Kischlat, born in Berlin in 1967, has been working for the German Doctors since 2002. Following his university studies at the Free University in Berlin and the Bonn University and after being awarded his PhD, Dr. Kischlat was employed at the Albertus Magnus Institute in Bonn and worked in the field of IT consulting. He was deputy business manager of the German Doctors from 2002-2006 and managing director from 2006-2010. He is currently a member of the organization’s Board of Directors.
Dr. Kischlat, father of two grown children, regularly visits the projects on site to exchange information with the local teams and to plan each project’s further development together with his co-director, Dr. Elisabeth Sous-Braun. His work on the Board of Directors, which he took up in 2011, includes managing the organization, administrative tasks, coordinating partner projects, PR work, and fund-raising. He aims to put the German Doctors on a firm financial basis and ensure the best possible conditions for every aspect of its work so that existing projects can be continued, and new ones can be initiated that will have a positive impact on people in developing countries.
Dr. Elisabeth Sous-Braun
Dr. Elisabeth Sous-Braun is the German Doctors’ e.V. Medical Director. She has been supervising the organization’s medical work on site since the end of 2006, planning each mission from the preliminaries to the final analysis. Apart from supervising medical work, Dr. Sous-Braun administers established partnerships at the local level and designs programs for new forms of cooperation. In 2003 the specialist in general medicine went on her first mission to Calcutta, followed a year later by her first mission to Nairobi. She launched a project to combat tuberculosis in children together with a group of German and Indian doctors in Calcutta in 2006. Dr. Sous-Braun has been employed full-time on the Board of Directors since 2011.