Yon Janssen is the DEVCO and Trust Funds Partnership Manager, leading Plan International’s EU resource mobilisation and engagement strategy on DEVCO/NEAR funded projects (Grants, Service Contracts and Trust Funds). With more than ten years of experience in partnership development, project management and acquisition in the context of EU international cooperation, Yon successively worked for AGRER (2007-2010) and Transtec (2010-2018) as Senior Project Manager, preparing EU-funded proposals and implementing technical assistance contracts in the following sectors: good governance, civil society empowerment, child protection, rule of law, youth economic empowerment and local development. His geographical area of expertise covers the ENPI South Region, West Africa and South Asia. Prior to his professional experience, Yon volunteered for Amnesty International, Oxfam, Balkan Sunflowers and Service Civil International. He graduated in Political Science from Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium) and Université Saint-Joseph (Lebanon) and speaks English, French, Dutch and has a good knowledge of Arabic.
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