Mr. Alexandre Boin has been appointed to fill the position after the previous Regional Director Ms. Veronique Su left the organisation on 5th December 2018 after 13 years of service. Mr. Boin has been working at Swisscontact for the past 6 years. He currently holds the position of Director Rwanda, DR Congo and Burundi. He is also the director of the largest regional skills development programme - PROMOST which is currently being implemented in the Great Lakes region. Mr. Boin assumes his new responsibility on 1st April 2019 and will be based in the regional office in Nairobi, Kenya.
‘I am happy to fill this position and look forward to growing the regional portfolio and designing projects that create meaningful opportunities for the underprivileged,’ says Mr. Boin.
Mrs. Tania Haidara, the Country Director for Uganda and Programme Manager for the U-LEARN and LSDY projects will assume the function of interim Regional Director between 6th December 2018 and 31st March 2019.