Marciano Johns

Project Manager - Business Unit Europe, Asia & Latin America

Bachelor's degree in International Business & Languages. Master's degree in Political Science (specialization in International Relations, Security & Global Order). Aside from the Netherlands, previously lived/worked in Suriname, Mexico and Germany. Language knowledge of Dutch, English, Spanish and Surinamese, while still developing German and French. Several years of project management experience, mainly in commercial organizations, but also in the public sector through an internship at GIZ. Currently working on projects primarily based in the Caribbean, ranging from Crisis Management to Waste Management, to capacity development & knowledge exchange.

While always having been interested in international development cooperation, at VNG International I only realized how significant the impact can be when the approach to this is centered around local governance.