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Hans Zomer (born 1968) is Director of Dóchas, the Irish national platform of Development NGOs.
Prior to his appointment, he worked for Concern Worldwide, one of the largest Irish NGOs, and as a Development Consultant in Pakistan and as Coordinator for EIRENE-Tchad, an organisation running human rights and rural development programmes in Chad.
He has wide-ranging experience in NGO networking and advocacy work, having worked for several Brussels-based NGO networks, such as the EU-NGO Liaison Committee (CONCORD’s predecessor) and APRODEV. He is a political scientist by training, having studied in Amsterdam and Copenhagen, and speaks 5 European languages. He is married with three children.
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