Sonja Hofstetter

Head of Skills, Labour & Migration

Products & Solutions, Middle Management Team

Field experience
Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Nepal, Niger, South Africa

English, German, French, Spanish, Swedish 

Technical focus: Vocational skills development, Upskilling and Reskilling, Labour Market Insertion, Inclusion of marginalized people incl, Gender Equality/Equity, Labour Markets, Green Skills and Jobs, TVET systems and financing incl. TVET funds.

Methodological focus: project design and evaluation, phase assessments, theory of change and logical frameworks design, facilitation of workshops and assessment processes, qualitative research, knowledge management (case studies, documentations for print and multimedia concepts).

Reference projects

Initial vocational education and training, Labour market insertion, Sustainable tourism
Skills Development Programme
The overall goal of the Skills Development Programme (SDP) is for disadvantaged young women and men and low-skilled workers in five rural provinces of Cambodia (Preah Vihear, Stung Treng, Kratie, Mondulkiri and Rattanakiri) to gain access to decent employment and increased income. 
Sustainable tourism
Sustainable Tourism Destination Development
Tourism is an important part of the Indonesian economy and a significant source of employment and foreign exchange earnings.Recognizing the potential of tourism as driver for economic development and inclusive growth, since 2009, the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) has actively supported the Ministry of Tourism & Creative...
Employment Fund, Nepal