Friedemann Gille is a natural resource governance expert with extensive experience in Sub-Sahara Africa. Until recently, Friedemann managed GIZ’s regional resource governance programme covering Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Cote d’Ivoire. Previously, while working as a technical advisor to the ICGLR,Friedemann was instrumental in designing the whistleblower system instrument and have it ratified as one of the six tools of the Regional Initiative. Friedemann brings a unique perspective of the problems associated with effective natural resource governance and in evaluating risks associated with the wider implementation context of the whistleblower system. Friedemann is proficient in English, French, German and Kiswahili.