Board of Directors
Represented by Hans Bruning
Hans Bruning (1957) has been the Executive Director of the Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy (NIMD) since 2010. He has an extensive track record in development cooperation, civil society, and politics, having been General Secretary of CNV (the National Federation of Christian Trade Unions in the Netherlands), International Director for ICCO Cooperation (an inter-church organisation for development cooperation), and Director of the Association of Healthcare Providers for People with Disabilities (VGN).
Besides his active duties, Hans is also a board member on several organisations, including Fairfood International, a Dutch NGO focusing on food security and the European Union for Christian Democratic Workers in the Netherlands.
Hans holds a law degree from the University of Leiden in the Netherlands, and can speak English, German, and French, as well as his native Dutch.