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Expert in TVET, Cost and Finance; International Employment

Expert ID: 736843 Netherlands

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15 years of international experience in costing and financing TVET.

Other skills: (e.g., Computer literacy, etc.)
Data analytics:
using Power BI (Business Intelligence, Microsoft) to analyze data of school systems and businesses to create management information and KPI by preparing dashboards and reports.
Targeted software tools: development of client-oriented software for costing, financing, monitoring, and budgeting of educational institutes and businesses.

*Extensive consulting/work history. More information is available upon request.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1994 Degree: MBA Subject: Business Administration Institution: University of Amsterdam
Year: 1987 Degree: Eng. Subject: Industrial Management Science Institution: University of Applied Sciences Amsterdam
Year: 1980 Degree: Eng. Subject: Chemical Engineering Institution: University of Applied Sciences Amsterdam

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2012 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Director Department:
Responsible for marketing, winning of contracts, carrying out of projects, customer liaison.
- Experience in the development of public-private partnerships (PPP) in the TVET sector. Comprising activities like design, feasibility studies, preparation, implementation, and mobilizing private sector interest.
- Experience in the development of business culture in public institutions resulting in additional flows of income by commercial activities.
- Experience in structuring Centres of Excellence and supporting frameworks for funding.
- Experience in the design of a unit costing system, calculations of unit costs, and linking unit costs to output/performance funding.
- Experience in the design, implementation, and financial aspects of employment- funds, levy systems, budgeting, and planning. Organizing the support of the private sector for a training fund and levy system and arranging the facilitating role of the government to establish and run the training fund.
Experience in data management, analyzing quality indicators, financial and organizational data (connecting oifferent databases), and creating PIs.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2020 to 2020 Employer: Helder BV Title: Costing Expert Department:
TenneT ensures a safe and reliable supply of electricity (Netherlands, Germany), taking their role as drivers of the energy transition.
Problem description: new windmill farms are planned and being constructed on the nearshore of the Netherlands. These wind farms must be connected to the onshore electricity grid, causing many risks in cable laying. The objective of this project is to minimize the risk of cable laying.

Activities carrying out:
- Cooperation with companies and examination of the supply chain.
- Identification of risks in the supply chain
- Analysing the efficiency of cable laying and modeling the cost of risks.
- Life cycle/supply chain analysis and costing of derailed risks.
- Cost and benefit analysis of improvement options.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2019 to 2020 Employer: GOPA Title: Team Leader and Finance Expert Department: Education and Employment
A project funded by GIZ. The project aims to modernize the costing and funding of TVET. The new funding mechanism incorporates financing from private and public resources.

Activities carrying out:
Analysing the existing financial situation of Centres of Excellence (CDC/TVET schools in combination with the organizational structure, efficiency of learning,, and the outputs' effectiveness.
- Development and implementation of a funding system for TVET focusing on multi-resources of funding.
- Preparing implementation plans and training of state experts, management, and accountants of TVET schools.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2019 to 2020 Employer: IBF Brussels Title: Department: Education
A project to strengthen vocational education by interesting private investors to invest in TVET. The aim is that government, private investors, and other third parties cooperate in a public-private partnership (PPP) construction.

As the expert responsible for the financial underpinning and preparing the pre-feasibility studies, tender documents, and mobilizing the interest of private investors. Two PPP projects have been selected and introduced: (1) A training hotel, (2) ICT Training Center.

Activities carried out:
- Preparing all documents for a PPP project: pre feasibility study, tender documents, market sounding, boundary conditions, reporting standards, memorandum, notification of interests, investors conferences.
- Financial analysis of potential forms of cooperation between public and private partners. Analysis of the financial structure, private equity, loans, internal rate of return (IRR), enterprise value/EBITDA, etc.
- Preparing the value-for-money analysis.
- Sharing meetings of (potential) investors.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2017 to 2020 Employer: GOPA Title: Costing and Budgeting Expert Department: Investments
Myanmar (Postponed due to COVID-19)
A project funded by the EU to set the conditions for EU-Budget Support in Education. Realizing an efficient budgeting system in TVET is a requirement for and continuation of Budget Support from the EU.

Activities carried out:
- Cooperation with a team of experts from TVET institutes.
- Analysis of the costs and spending of TVET institutes and the potentiality of generating money from the near business market.
- Developing a system of unit-costing, calculation of unit-costs, and specification and developing appropriate costing tools.
- Training of TVET managers.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2017 to 2020 Employer: ICON Germanay Title: TVET Management Expert Department: TVET
A project funded by the German development bank KfW. An investment project to rehabilitate TVET schools (Inhambane, Sofala, Manica) and complementary measures.
As the expert responsible for the activities in the project track of complementary measures.

Activities carried out:
- Analysing the potentiality of generating private money from companies to support TVET and the ongoing maintenance of keeping the rehabilitated school in good condition.
- Embedding commercial activities in the form of public-private partnership (PPP).
- Cooperating with teams from the involved TVET schools to develop and set up a structure for business accelerators (business incubators).
- Meetings with local employers and employers’ associations to support the commercialization of the TVET school.
- Development of business plans and supporting the implementation.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2017 to 2017 Employer: GOPA Title: Finance and Management Expert Department: ADB
A project to prepare an ADB (Asian Development Bank) grant for the development of TVET, of the pre-project (PPTA) for the project “Skilling and Entrepreneurship for Inclusive Growth Sector Development Program.”

Activities carried out:
- Prepared models for entrepreneurship by costing and budgeting the components of the Sector Development Program.
- Economic analysis of the costs and benefits of the ADB- program in TVET and prepared different (business) scenarios.
- Financial Management modeling, costing, and analysis:
(1) Industrial Partnerships
(2) Work-based learning
(3) Public and private TVET investments
(4) Finances of TVET institutes
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2015 to 2016 Employer: GOPA Title: Finance and Management Expert Department: Invesments
A project funded by the EU – STVET-1. The project aims to strengthen Mongolia's government's capacity to steer a modernized TVET system. The project has different tracks of support; one track is the modernization of financing and funding.

Activities carried out:
- Cooperated with companies, business associations, Ministries, and TVET-schools to base a modernized funding system on multiple financial resources. Structured cooperation in forms of public-private partnerships (PPP).
- Developed a diversified TVET funding based on public and private sources. The main partners to be incorporated in the structural funding system are the companies.
- Supported finance experts of the Ministry of Labour to develop a performance-based financing and multisource system of funding in TVET.
- Setting up public-private partnerships (PPP) to assure the co-contribution of the private sector in the funding of TVET.
- Testing of the modernized funding formula and preparing the implementation.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2014 to 2016 Employer: Dutch Metal Association Title: Department: International
Creating an employment and training plan for workers needed in the metal sector. Prepared financial plan and accompanying investments.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1994 to Present Country / Region: Worldwide Summary: Financing TVET, Employment

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Dutch Association of Quality Care (N.V.K.)
Specific expertise: management systems (ISO 9000, ISO 14000, OHS, SA 8000) and related cost-benefit analyses.

Additional Experience

Other Relevant Experience

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Dutch Mother tongue
English Excellent
Portuguese Very good
Russian Good

Fields of Expertise

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