Walther Zambotti has a background in Italian civil law and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, International Studies and Economics from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. At the Hertie School, he specialised in finance and trade, as well as topics related to public management. He spent a semester at Bocconi University in Milan, where he focused on topics related to business-government relations and project management. He has also gained a great deal of practical experience in the public sector. During his Professional Year, he worked at the German development agency GIZ. Here he supported two projects in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: The Sustainable Textile (eTex) Program and the Special Initiative Jobs (SI Jobs) Program. During the second year of his studies, he worked part-time for KPMG in their public sector practice.
Master's thesis title
Why did African governments decide to sign the AfCFTA? A case study comparing Ghana and Ethiopia