Lissy manages partnerships with a number of organisations and consortia in South East Asia and the Pacific, including Unicef Pacific, UN Women Pacific, UNDP Pacific, and G4AW Vietnam and Indonesia. She is also involved in the design and facilitation of Akvo training. Lissy joined the Akvo South East Asia & Pacific hub in 2016 and is based in Vietnam as part of the Young Expert Programme for Agrofood (YEP). Before that, she was based in Akvo’s Amsterdam hub.
Lissy joined Akvo at the end of 2011, having spent time conducting local research in Uganda on parental participation in education. She has also worked for NGOs including SNV Uganda and Edukans, and Akvo’s Amsterdam neighbours, the 1%Club. Lissy has an MSc and a BSc in Youth, Education and Society from Utrecht University. Follow Lissy on Twitter @lissyvn.