Experienced team leader in Value Chain Development and Market System Development assignments, with 10 years of field experience (based in Mali and Ethiopia). Currently based in the Netherlands.

Areas of expertise:
– Private sector driven approaches to development, extensive expertise on value chain analysis and development, youth employment and Market System Development (MSD) approaches
– Program and project design, evaluation and reporting
– Business development management for consultancy companies in developing countries

As researcher and development practitioner, I have worked on: value chain / supply chain analysis and development, setting up partnerships for smallholder inclusion in value chains, cooperative arrangements between private / public / civil society sector, Market System Development, youth employment and labor market systems, program development, strategic advice, monitoring and evaluation of development programs.

I hold a Masters degree in both International Business (University of Maastricht) and International Development (International School of Humanities and Social Sciences, cum laude).

Fluent in Dutch, English and French, able to conceptualize development challenges from both a business and a development perspective, I can add value to your development initiative.