Sonja Hofstetter joined Swisscontact in Cambodia in July 2016. She is the Quality Assurance Manager and Deputy Team Leader of the Skills Development Programme. Originally from Switzerland, Sonja has 13 years of experience working across the education sector – starting her professional career as a teacher and later engaging in basic education and literacy projects, higher education institutions as well as development projects concerned with vocational education and training. Sonja has worked in Switzerland, Spain, France, Sweden, South Africa and Nepal. Prior to this role she worked as an Advisor for Education and Vocational Training at HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation in Zurich, Switzerland.
She holds a Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) degree in Development and Cooperation from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich (Switzerland, a MSc in International and Comparative Education from the University of Stockholm (Sweden), and a BA in primary education from the University of Bern (Switzerland).