A special lecture on Development Cooperation of the European Union: Priorities, Strategies and Methodological Considerationswill be delivered by by Mr Jerome Pons, Head of Cooperation from the EU Delegation in Bangkok on 14 Feb in SERD meeting room S101. 

Prior to joining the European Commission, Mr. Pons worked for ten years with international and non-governmental organisations in the fields of development, good governance and humanitarian assistance in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Mr. Pons has a Master’s degree in ‘Banking and International Finance’ and a PostGraduate Diploma in ‘Development Economics’ from the University of Dijon, France.

The talk will be held on;

Date:       Tuesday, 14 February 2018
Time:       15:30 – 16:15 hrs
Venue:     Room S101, SERD

Career with the European Commission
From 2016 Head of Cooperation for Thailand and Malaysia; China (incl. Mongolia) and India (incl. Bhutan) since 2017
2012 – 2016 Head of Section for Economics and Social Affairs for the South Pacific – Fiji
2009 – 2012 Head of Political Section – Azerbaijan
2007 – 2009 Development Policy Officer – Belgium
2003 – 2009 Advisor for Economic and Social sectors – Malawi