Irene Oostveen

Senior Project Manager - Business Unit Europe, Asia & Latin America

International senior project manager in the field of capacity development of local and regional governments and associations and institutions of local government. Over 13 years of experience within the Association of Netherlands Municipalities in contract management, financial management, project formulation and planning, activity implementation, monitoring, reporting and evaluation, baseline studies and institutional assessments. Currently implementing the Governance of Inclusive Green Growth in Cities (Deals) programme. Master’s degree in International Relations and Organizations from Groningen University. Broad academic background (Economics, International Law, History, Sociology, Theory of International Relations, and Spanish Language). Internal coach and facilitator.


I love to take inspiration from Dutch local governance practices for my work abroad and it is fascinating to learn about governance practices in countries all over the world. It makes that my days are never the same.