Board of Directors
NIMD – Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy (Vice President)
Represented by Wouter Dol
Wouter Dol (1978) has been the Head of the Knowledge & Strategic Relations team within NIMD since March 2016, and has worked in international relations for the past 15 years. He started at NIMD in 2009 as political advisor linked to the Dutch political party Democrats 66. In 2011, he made the switch to Programme Manager and coordinated programmes for several African countries. He was also the driving force behind the development of NIMD’s Theory of Change, the primary methodology that NIMD uses when implementing its country programmes, and has worked on the Diversity and Gender Equality agenda of NIMD. As Head of Knowledge & Strategic Relations Wouter is responsible for knowledge management, external positioning, fundraising and communication.
Before NIMD, Wouter has worked for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bangladesh, the OSCE in Kosovo and for a consultancy firm for development projects, based in London. Wouter holds two Master degrees from the University of Amsterdam: International Relations and Communications and speaks English, Dutch and French.