Christien Bosman

Project officer

Christien is a project officer on Akvo’s Partnerships team. In this role, she helps create new partnerships and works to ensure sustainable cooperation with existing partners. Prior to joining Akvo, Christien worked as a Sustainability and Community Officer for a social enterprise in the Netherlands and as a project officer for the Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development.

Christien has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from HU Utrecht University of Applied Sciences and a Master’s in International Relations from the University of Amsterdam. While writing her undergraduate thesis, she completed an internship in South Africa for local NGO, The Oliver Foundation. Inspired by the social aspects of doing business and creating a positive impact in developing countries, she decided to focus on international cooperation and development. Christien is based in Amsterdam. Follow her @mariechristien.