Let me introduce myself

Paul van der Laan

Freelance consultant

Paul van der Laan is an experienced manager with long term experience in Asia. He has been working

in Vietnam, Indonesia, Lao PDR, India and Azerbaijan for organisations that offer humanitarian and

development assistance. His longest experience is that of Country Representative of the Netherlands

Red Cross in Vietnam and Laos, where he worked over 6 years.

His professional goals are to organise and manage teams and projects efficiently and effectively in

order to ensure that high quality support is provided to vulnerable populations at the lowest possible

resource investment.

He is currently based in the Netherlands and working as a freelance consultant. He offers support in

writing winning grant proposals (3 out of 4 awarded in 2015), process/procedures enhancement and

interim management. Clients include the Netherlands Red Cross, Oxfam, Edukans and Netherlands

Leprosy Relief.

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