Jan Edwin WaandersJan Edwin is an experienced, positive and dedicated person and has been team leader of complex international projects focused on local government, associations of municipalities, as well as energy efficiency. He has worked on assignments for the EU in the countries of the Balkan and former Soviet Union, and for UNDP in Central and South East Asia. The past decade he has pre-dominantly been working in support mechanisms to help municipalities implement EU-funded grant projects. He thinks that implementing priority infrastructure and investment projects at the local level are crucial for engagement of citizens, civil servants and politicians in development and democratic processes. Clients trust him to do the right thing, deliver the goods in time and feel that he cares about the work that he does to improve local governance.