Social ethicist and theologian
Walter Schmidt, b. in Mainz in 1973, Kath. Theology and Philosophy in Mainz, Tübingen, der LMU und der Hochschule für Philosophie Munich. In 2003 he received his doctorate in Philosophy at the Max Weber Kolleg in Erfurt (Summa cum Laude). After a one-year Masters (MSc) in Development Studies at SOAS, University London, Walter Schmidt was Scientific Coordinator at the Center for Ethics of the University Tübingen (until 2008). From 2009-2010 he was personal advisor to the Chief Executive Josef Sayer at the Bischöflichen Hilfswerk Misereor. Since 2010, Walter Schmidt is managing director of XertifiX.