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Programme Bureau

YEP Programmes is implemented by the YEP Programme Bureau. The YEP Programme Bureau coordinates the implementation of the programme and manages the funds. The Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) acts as the Programme Bureau's lead agency. 

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Vincent Cornelissen
Programme Manager
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Contact Vincent about managing aspects of the programmes, new YEP opportunities, the Steering Committee, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, external relations and events, etc.

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Jelmer Klinkenberg
Project Manager YEP Water & YEP Tailor-made
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Besides for questions about YEP Water and YEP Tailor-made, you can also contact Jelmer for budgeting and reporting questions about all programmes

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Jocelyne Commandeur
Project Manager YEP Agrofood
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Next to any questions about YEP Agrofood, and you can contact Jocelyne for information about the YEP Alumni Board

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Charlie Panhuyzen
Project Officer YEP Energy
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Contact Charlie for any questions about YEP Energy

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Renske Verhulst
Training Coordinator
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For any questions regarding the training programme, such as planning, location and content of the training programme, contact Renske

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Liesbeth Vranken
Communications
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Reach out to Liesbeth for anything related to the YEP website, social media, publications like YEP Effect, and all other YEP communications

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René van der Velden
Project Officer
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Contact René for all questions about Online Courses, sending your PDP, suggestions for online meetup topics, etc. Read more
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Lonneke van Klei
Project Officer
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Contact Lonneke for questions related to YEP Peer Coaching weekends, recruitment and selection of YEP candidates/vacancies, VISA documents, information meetups for potential Young Experts, YEP evaluation meetings, internships at the YEP team Read more
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Lisanne Evenhuis
Project Officer
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Hélène Sapulete
Project Support Officer
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For general support and all questions related to YEP contracts, reservations for venues, excursions and planning of MBTI meetings, contact Hélène

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António Gómes
Finance
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António can answer all questions related to finance matters, like invoices etc. Questions about budgeting and reporting? Then please contact Jelmer Klinkenberg

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The Programme Bureau's main duties are:

  1. management of the programme
  2. informing, selecting and checking seconding organisations and allocation of funds
  3. development and implementation of training and coaching plans for Young Experts
  4. the YEP alumni network
  5. recruitment and selection of the Young Experts

 

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee supervises the YEP Programme Bureau. The Steering Committee is comprised of five members:

  • An independent chair: Mr S. van Rossum
  • A representative on behalf of the water sector: Ms M. Kreijns, Director of The Green Village at TU Delft
  • A representative on behalf of the agro & food sector: Mr W. van Vliet, Director of Larive International
  • A representative on behalf of the renewable energy sector: Mr W. van Nes, Global Sector Coordinator Energy at SNV
  • A representative on behalf of young professionals: Ms A. Poelert, Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (PMEL) advisor bij Akvo, alumna Young Expert

The Steering Committee supervises the allocation of grants in accordance with the partnership’s regulations. The Steering Committee supervises the Programme Bureau's performance of its duties and issues recommendations on the efficient and effective implementation of the programme.

 

Complaints

If you have any complaints, please refer to our complaint procedure.

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