Geert Soet

Technical account manager, Ouagadougou

Geert Soet is a technical account manager based in West Africa. In this role, he gives technical advice to Akvo’s partners with a focus on open data, the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI), and Monitoring and Evaluation. Besides this, Geert is setting up two technical hubs with local staff within Akvo’s two West Africa offices.¬†

Prior to joining Akvo, Geert worked in technical and strategic support and digital consulting roles for organisations such as Plek and ILUMY. He has also spent time volunteering for Fairtransport. Geert has a Bachelor of Commerce in Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management from Fontys Hogescholen. In his spare time he enjoys yoga, reading and racing his bike. He is based in Ouagadougou. Follow him @deSoet.