Daniel Wegner

Program Coordinator

Daniel joined the Basel Institute in July 2018 to assume the role of Program Coordinator in Lilongwe, Malawi. In his function, Daniel is primarily responsible for overall coordination and administration of the DFID-funded Tackling Serious and Organised Corruption programme. 

Prior to joining the Institute, Daniel gained work experience at the Africa Department of the German Institute for Global and Area Studies, the German Development Agency in Mexico and the United Nations in Vienna, where he focused on the relationship between violence and poverty, in addition to programme management tasks. 

Daniel holds a Master’s in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of St Andrews/United Kingdom, and recently completed a Post-Graduate Diploma in Development Policy from the German Development Institute (DIE). During his time at DIE, he analysed the role of civil society in Southern Africa and completed field work in various countries across the region.