Ms. Van Lieshout is director of MDF Training & Consultancy, Eastern & Southern Africa, based in Nairobi. MDF is part of the global group of MDF Global based in Netherlands. Susanne has worked with a large variety of international organizations in the development field in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean. She is an all-round consultant, trainer and (adult)education specialist.
Susanne is originally from the Netherlands and she holds a Master’s degree in Gender studies from the University of Amsterdam. Currently, she and her team are managing various projects to develop or upgrade education curricula in Kenya and Eastern Africa. Many are funded by Netherlands Government and Netherlands Embassy in Nairobi.
From her consulting background she has wide generic sector experience: including education, inclusive facilitation, TVET, curriculum development, gender and inclusion, SME / enterprise development, health HIV, and governance.