Ms Lena Andersson
Lena Andersson is a consultant with 18 years professional experience from the public sector both within the Swedish Government and from assignments abroad, mainly in the Balkans. She has a degree in Financial Management.
In 2000 Lena was appointed Project Manager for a SIDA (Swedish International Development Agency) funded institutional capacity building project setting up external audit offices in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In 2002 she moved into assignments in the BiH Defence Sector, where she had a leading role in reforming the three Ministries and the Armed Forces to become more affordable with an efficient and transparent administration and allocation of resources. She was actively involved in the downsizing of the defence sector including setting up programmes aiming at integration of approximately 20,000 demobilised soldiers into sustainable income generating activities throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Lena’s assignments are related to public sector reforms with a focus on security sector reform and financial management mainly in Southeast Europe, West Africa and Sweden. Some recent projects include developing training programmes on anti-corruptive measures for the Security Sector and advising Ministries of Defence in Southeast Europe on Human Resource Management (drafting policies, stakeholder mapping and programme development).
Lena has a complete mastery of written and spoken English. She also speaks and understands French, German and Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian.
Ms Fanny Davidsson
Fanny Davidsson is a consultant with 8 years relevant professional experience of trainings in conflict management, leadership and human rights. Her background is mainly in the non- governmental sector. She has developed, managed and led a number of courses and training programmes.
Examples of trainings are peace building workshops with unemployed women in South Africa, and conflict management with young people and human rights with Save the Children. Fanny is also working with development of training methods and materials. Most recent she developed a book about discrimination and Human Rights dilemmas for the Swedish Delegation of Human Rights and manuals in Conflict Management and Life Skills for the Get the Point Initiative.
Some of her recent assignments are leadership trainings with youth and sports leaders in the Kurdish region in Iraq on behalf of the Kurdish Ministry of Sports and Youth, trainings in conflict management for youth/sports/community workers in South Africa on behalf of the local departments Education, Sports, Arts and Culture, group leadership training for the Sri Lankan National Youth Organisation Network. She has also mapped and assessed the work the non governmental work with democracy and human rights in Sweden on behalf of the Swedish Ministry of Integration.
Fanny has a Bachelors degree in Human Rights from Lund University. She has a complete mastery of written and spoken English and Swedish and basic conversations skills in Spanish.
Ms Karin Delin
Karin Delin is a consultant and trainer with a Degree in System Sciences and Adult Education. She has more than 15 years experience of working in the area of international development co-operation.
Her consulting expertise is in the area of participatory project planning and project cycle management. She has designed and led numerous large-scale, strategic change efforts in a broad range of areas; Security Sector, Government Transparency and Accountability, Local Government and business organisations.
Karin has experience from working in Eastern Europe since 1991 and been consulted to support projects in the following countries: Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Croatia.
Karin has led more than 30 project identification workshop in accordance with the Logical Framework Approach (LFA). LFA is a method for designing relevant, feasible and sustainable development programs supporting a participatory approach among stakeholders. The method is acknowledged as a standard within the European Commission in DGVIII (Development) since 1992 and has since then spread to other donors and actors within the development world as a quality tool and in many cases compulsory to adhere to in the formulation of project proposals.
Karin is frequently contracted as trainer on project planning and project management. She has developed several tailor made courses in the context of Security Sector Reform focusing primarily on project planning in restructuring, rebuilding and reform of the Police Service under the umbrella of UN/EU Missions.
Karin speaks Swedish and English fluently.
Ms Susanne Hedin
Ms Susanne Hedin is a senior consultant and trainer in rhetoric and communication with more than fifteen years experience with assignments in private enterprises, public administrative bodies, trade unions and universities. She has a degree in logomi (voice- and speech therapy with communication focus) from the Stockholm University College of Music Education. Susanne has a background as an actress and has studied theatre studies at Stockholm University.
She has developed and held numerous courses in rhetoric, presentations skills and media training and facilitated workshops in feedback-training and internal communication. In her role as consultant Susanne has assignments in storytelling and branding. She has assisted in development of communication strategies and marketing materials.
She is a popular speaker and has for example lectured at conferences and seminars organised by the Swedish Board of Trade and Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
Moreover Susanne has recurrent assignments with individuals receiving training and coaching in the areas of voice, body language and rhetoric.
Since 2005 she teaches practical rhetoric and presentation skills to master students at Lund University.
Susanne is a member of the “Swedish association of speech and voice practitioners” and co-author of a handbook for university studies “Entrepreneurship and Business start-ups” published in 2009.
Susanne’s mother tongue is Swedish she is fluent in English and also speaks French.