18 - 19 April 2012
InterContinental Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
Mr. Jean François Laureys
Regional Director for West-Africa / Country Manager, IICD, Mali
Dr. Jean-Francois Laureys qualified with MoA (Doctorandus) from University of Amsterdam in 1988. His work experience began in Journalism in 1989 as a Radio Editor with Radio Noord-Holland Amsterdam where he was responsible for the production of the regional news programmes of Radio NH. In 1993, he was radio Editor at IKON, Hilversum, the Netherlands where he was in charge of the production of the news programme De Andere Wereld. In 1995, Jean-Francois Laureys joined Radio Nederland Wereldomroep, Hilversum, the Netherlands as Radio Editor and Chief-Editor News, and later on assumed the position of the Internet Coordinator. He worked at Radio Netherlands for six years. His foray into Information and Communication Technology began in January 2001 when he joined the International Institute for Communications and Development in The Hague as Capacity Development and Knowledge Sharing Manager for Bolivia, Mali and Burkina Faso. In October 2005, he became the Regional Programme Manager for Ghana, Mali and Burkina Faso in the same organization and he occupies the position till date. Jean-Francois Laureys has coordinated several teams, he is experienced in Programme and Project Management, training and organizing workshops and coaching. He has good knowledge of Information and Communication Technology-related developments in the Health sector and in the Economic Development sector.
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