Carla HuismanCarla holds a degrees in Philosophy, Biology and Public Administration. She is a driven strategic advisor, process and project manager, proud of over 25 years of experience in the local governmental field and enjoys working on socially complex issues, no matter what the subject is.

She had been posted in Jerusalem, as a part-time team leader of the Municipal Alliance for Peace in the Middle-East, running a small office hosted by UNDP/PAPP. With the start of a new program, IDEAL, she moved with the office to the city of Ramallah, and worked on the Local Economic Development of cities on the Westbank. The last assignment brought her to the city of Pathein in Myanmar for the development of a program on sustainable and green growth.

Partners know her as a serious sparring partner, good listener and  bridge builder, with an open, interested attitude. She gets quickly familiar with topics, is able to defend positions both kindly and convincingly. By nature she always has an overview, and is sensitive to inter-cultural and governmental issues. She easily gains the trust of people from different backgrounds.