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Erik van Weert

Deputy Director, Europe

Erik van Weert

Erik is based in the Netherlands and has over 25 years of experience in international development and joined Oxford HR in 2020. He has a strong track record in organizational development, resource mobilisation (> 100 M) and building successful teams and partnerships.

He has an extensive track record in Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa with SNV Dutch Development Organisation and Enabel (Belgium Development Agency) in Sudan, Bolivia and Ecuador. He worked with ERAC impact consultancies, Rutgers and RNW Media in the Netherlands as a lead consultant and business development director.

Erik has an MBA focused on organisational strategy and innovation and a Master International Development Studies and Social Geography. He is passionate about organisational transformations, the fourth industrial revolution and supporting organisations to grow their impact.

Oxford HR provides the unique opportunity to triple your impact, with colleagues, partners and the for purpose sector.

View Erik's current roles

Part Time, Part time/ Long Term Consultancy
Amsterdam, Europe, Netherlands
Posted 3 weeks ago

Status: Open

The CEO together with COO and CSO will be managing, representing AIGHD within the Amsterdam universities and externally

View Erik's recent placements

SNV
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Global Safeguarding and Inclusion Advisor / Netherlands

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2021-10-13T14:36:52+00:00

Global Safeguarding and Inclusion Advisor / Netherlands

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SNV
Technopolis

Principal Consultant Green Economy / Netherlands

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2021-10-13T14:37:41+00:00

Principal Consultant Green Economy / Netherlands

Technopolis
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Global Youth Employment Lead / Netherlands

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2021-10-13T14:38:11+00:00

Global Youth Employment Lead / Netherlands

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