Wendy Braeken studied pedagogical sciences and has many years of experience in poverty reduction and development cooperation. She was active as a projectdesigner, program- and project manager, as a technical advisor and she set up several monitoring and evaluation frameworks for projects and programs.
Till so far she was active in Belgium, RDC Congo, Burundi, Uganda, Palestine and El Salvador, with longer stays in RDC, Ecuador and El Salvador.
The last 13 years she mainly worked in the education sector where she formulated and/or supervised projects in the field of sectoral budget support, the subsectors TVET, teacher training of primary and secondary education and scholarship projects. At the moment she is working on a monitoring and evaluation policy and the necessary instruments and tools for the education provider of the Flemish government GO!.
In the various positions she held, she managed project teams and she acted as an advisor to senior executives and management on a regular basis. She has a coaching attitude and wherever possible, she looks actively for collaborations and partnerships.