History: Young Expert at Akvo.org - Indonesia
YEP period 2014 - 2016, batch 3
Position after YEP
Manager Operations at Akvo Australia
As a Young Expert I was working for Akvo Foundation in Indonesia, where I assisted in the expansion of Akvo’s activities in South East Asia. Focus was on partnership development and support, and the introduction of mobile and web-based monitoring & evaluation tools in the WASH sector. I have supported large projects in Indonesia to map the status of WASH facilities to ensure long-term sustainability.
My background is in business administration. During my studies I gained diverse international experience by different study exchanges and an internship abroad. I have affinity for IT and I am passionate about bringing social innovations into new environments. My personality can be described as calm, open, flexible and independent.
Education: MSc Strategic Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Experience before YEP
- Part-time job in Akvo’s partner team since 2011, where I have gained experience in Akvo tools
- Co-founded a start-up called Co-Student, which aims to help 50+ to become familiar with useful innovations
- Internship at Marketing & Communications department of Rabobank Utrechtse Heuvelrug
- Consultancy assignment for the Lornah Kiplagat Foundation in writing a business concept for a girls’ school in Kenya