Claudia de Laaf

Project manager - Business Unit Europe, Asia & Latin America

Bachelor in Global Challenges (LUC) and Research Master in Latin American Studies (University of Leiden). Thematic expertise on development of sustainable and resilient cities and communities in post-conflict societies. Nationally, managing the Municipalities4GlobalGoals network of Dutch municipalities to stimulate and facilitate alignment of local policy with the Sustainable Development Goals. Internationally, experience with donor-funded projects and organization of study visits in the field of green and smart urban development in amongst others Czech Republic and Costa Rica. Currently account manager for Latin America.

To me, it is crucial to bridge the personal with the political. Working together with local governments enables tangible impact on everyday life, creating a better space for current and future generations.