Lissy van Noort

HR & Talent coordinator, Amsterdam

Lissy is working on a variety of topics that relate to the professional and personal growth and development of Akvo staff worldwide. She is involved in capacity building, talent mapping and development, as well as daily HR operations.

Lissy joined Akvo in 2011 as a project manager in the Amsterdam Hub. From 2016 to 2018, she lived in Vietnam and Indonesia to work for Akvo’s South East Asia & Pacific hub as part of the Young Expert Programme (YEP). 2018 has brought her back to Amsterdam, with a new focus on talent growth and HR.

Before joining Akvo, Lissy obtained a MSc and a BSc in Youth, Education and Society from Utrecht University. She also studied at Malmö University in Sweden and conducted her MSc research in Uganda on parental participation in education. She has worked for NGOs including SNV Uganda and Edukans, and Akvo’s Amsterdam neighbours, the 1%Club. Follow Lissy on Twitter