Frauke de Weijer
Frauke de Weijer has extensive experience working in highly challenging contexts with highly complex social problems. Since 2002 she provided policy and institutional development advice to a number of Afghan government, such as the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, the Ministry of Frontiers and Tribal Affairs, and the Ministry of Agriculture. Her expertise covers a variety of areas, ranging from working with minority groups and local governance councils on issues of empowerment and inclusion, to attracting large-scale investment into manufacturing services in Afghanistan. In 2010-11 she became an associate fellow at the Center for International Development (CID) at the Harvard Kennedy School, researching the applicability of the concepts of leadership to challenges of social change in unpredictable situations. Currently she works at the European Center for Development Policy Management in the Netherlands.