Civil Engineer and MBA, specialized in:
- Project Management, Identification and Promotion (including tools),
- Capacity building & Training (SME, Private Sector),
- Feasibility Studies and Investment Analysis,
Italian, Paolo has extensive experience with the EU, the UN, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and with civil engineering consulting companies, especially in Central & Eastern Europe and Mediterranean countries. He works in English, Italian and partly in French.
Jolanda is a senior consultant, trainer at MDF in Ede, the Netherlands. Her area of expertise is in organisational strengthening through training and facilitation, monitoring and evaluation of community based development at project, programme and institutional level. She combines her passion for international development co-operation with her enthusiasm for training and advisory work. Jolanda works in English, Dutch, French and Portuguese. She is a member of the SevenPlus Network Europe.
Chief, Agro-industries Technology Unit, UNIDO.
DE CROMBRUGGHE, André
MA in Development Economics, specialized in:
- Project Design, Management, Evaluation;
- Promotion of Industrial Partnerships ans Supply Chain Integration;
- Small Business Development Centers;
- Awareness Building and Best Practices
Belgian, André is former Vice-President of RIOST and former President of GOAL. Today he is Vice-President of APNU - Association pour les Nations Unies and Deputy Managing Director of GOAL. He is fluent in French, English and Spanish.
Constellations for Firms and Organisations, Supervisions.
In charge of class exercices at the ULB (Université Libre de Bruxelles) in Economical Psychology. Subject taught: Personal commitment to sustainable development.
Founder of Aquamalika, Water in the deserts www.aquamalika.org
Trainer and consultant specialized in the implementation of Well-Being, as a concept, proposing real Care and a more conscious way to life against mistreatment and abuse www.tabou-pastabou.com. French, Dutch. Good understanding of English and German.
Electrical engineer, specialising in occupational safety and health, organisational and human development, psychotherapy, NLP trainer. Ernst is also a member of the SevenPlus Network Europe.
GEUTHER-COACHING focuses on the human and on the organizational side of innovation. One of our key questions is the following: How can you create in your company a culture of innovation in which the constant strive for seeing and doing things in a different way is balanced with sophisticated routines, procedures and processes?
Based in Lisbon, Portugal, Ulrich studied psychology and philosophy at the University of Trier, Germany. He works in English, Portuguese and German and is also a member of the SevenPlus Forum Europe.
M.Sc in Economics and MBA, specialized in:
- Design, monitoring and evaluations of technical assistance programmes;
- Strategic Planning;
- Donor relations;
Danish citizen, she has gained extensive experience in institutional capacity development, macro-economic management and private sector development with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank, UNIDO and other UN organizations as well as NGOs. She works in English, Danish and partly in French. Jette is also a member of SevenPlus Forum Europe.
PhD in Business Economics, specialized in:
- SME and Private Sector Development, including Rural Development,
- Project Design, Management and Evaluation,
British citizen, James is an Independent Expert having over 25 years of professional experience in SME and Agricultural Development, including enabling policies and strategies, credit and financial services, training, technology, business services and export markets, tourism, for many International Organizations and National Agencies in all parts of the world. He works in English and partly in Indonesian and French.
MA in Psychology, Philosophy, Pedagogics and Mathematics, specialized in: Application of Integral Theory to Development; Organizational and Human Resource Development; Executive Coaching, Mediation and Conflict Management; EFQM (Quality Management) Assessor;
Austrian citizen, Elfriede has acquired extensive experience as systemic consultant and project manager for various institutions in Germany and Austria. She has conducted a number of lectures and published a number of papers. She is fluent in English and German and is a member of the SevenPlus Forum Europe.
Worked in UN organizations for 32 years in technical cooperation related activities (resource mobilization, external relations, programme development). She was Director of Evaluation at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Director of Technical Cooperation Coordination and Support at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Since 2012 Donatella is a coach and advisor in human development, self- reflection and eco-therapy (in line with the School of Lost Borders, Big Pines, California). She is a member of SevenPlus Forum Europe.
Over thirty years of work experience with the United Nations. Fields of expertise include technical cooperation related issues, such as programme/jproject development, integration of women, Human Resources planning and recruitment and Sexual Exploitation and Abuse policies and strategies for UN peacekeeping operations. Field postings in Pakistan, Cambodia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Economist (M.Sc), specialized in: Project Cycle Management (PCM) and Project Design & Appraisal;
Evaluation of technical cooperation projects and programmes; Feasibility Studies;
Czech citizen, Jaroslav has gained considerable experience in project design and project and programme evaluation at UNIDO Headquarters and in the field, mainly in Asia and Africa, including formulation of project evaluation guidelines, procedures and tools. Prior to UNIDO experience he worked in regional planning and undertook location studies for industries and power plants for the Czech Republic. He works in English, German and Russian.
Walther is a graduate from the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna. He finished his master's programme “Ecological Engineering and Development Co-operation” in April 2014. With his master thesis about the “Importance of soil in organic agro-ecosystems: a case study with smallholder coffee farmers in Uganda using chemical soil indicators” he specialized on organic coffee cultivation and coffee-agroforests. During his assistance and tutoring at the International training course on organic agriculture in Uganda and his civil service in Sierra Leone he gathered a broad knowledge about agriculture in tropical and subtropical regions. In 2013 he completed BOKUdoku a training course for TV-documentations and tries now to combine his knowledge in scientific short videos.
Senior Economist, specialized in:
- Industrial Sector and Country Surveys
- Industrial Policies and Strategies for Competitiveness
- Economic Analysis of SMEs, PSD, Industrial Exports, Social Progress, Rural Industries,
Danish citizen, Torben has more than 30 years experience as a Development Economist having served as Senior Economist, Team Leader and Chief of Industrial Development Review Unit of UNIDO. He is fluent in English, German, Danish and to some extend in French and Spanish
SALAZAR DE BUCKLE, Teresa
Deputy Managing Director, GOAL Teresa is former Head, Integrated Programmes, UNIDO. Specialist in systems analysis applied to a variety of areas such as: project design and impact assessment, integrated development of human resources for industry, and typology work on women participation in industry, among others. Ms. Salazar has been involved in the evaluation of many Erste Foundation-funded projects in Eastern Europe in connection with its "Social Integration Award." She is also a member of the SevenPlus Forum Europe.
Economist, she is specialized in Project Financing; SME Development; Supply Chain Management. Ramina is an Iranian and Italian citizen, she has gained professional experience with international organizations such as UNIDO, IFAD, FAO and lately with the OPEC Fund for International Development, as well as with academia (INSEAD) and consulting firms (DIAGNOS).
She works in English, Italian and partly in French and is a member of the SevenPlus Forum Europe.
Belgian and (naturalized) US citizen, 6 languages, former executive with Bekaert (President N America, NY), former President International copper Association (NY), former Clinton Foundation Executive (mostly Caribbean and S America) and now author with five thrillers and two in the pipeline. Living in Boca Raton, FL.
TANG WONG, Pedro
Mechanical Engineer, specialized in :
- Setting-up and Operating Industrial Subcontracting and Partnership Exchanges (SPXs)
- International Promotion of SME Suppliers, Subcontractors and Exporters;
Peruvian, Pedro is presently Export Manager of a dynamic enterprise. He has worked extensively in Latin America. He is fluent in Spanish and English.
VAN OYEN, Leny
Agricultural Economist (MA) and MBA in Business Sociology, specialized in:
- Project design, management, monitoring and evaluation;
- Business Development Services for SMEs;
- Private Sector Development, and Entrepreneurship Develop.
Dutch citizen, born in 1957, she has gained extensive experience in various parts of the world, and particularly in Africa, running projects for UNIDO (13 years), UNDP (5 years), ITC, TFOC, ILO, World Bank and Asian Development Bank. She is fluent in English, French, Dutch and partly in Spanish and German.
Business Lawyer and GOAL legal adviser, he is a specialist in;
- Trade and Corporate law;
- Business Code of Conduct;
Belgian, Gaetan lives in Vienna and Brussels where he is member of a law office. He works in English, French and German.