Yannick Du Pont

Founder and CEO, SPARK


Founder and CEO of SPARK, Drs. Yannick has been working in the field of higher (vocational) education & economic development in post-conflict countries since 1994. SPARK programmes include supporting growth oriented SMEs and facilitating youth job creation in fragile States in primarily East and West Africa, the Middle East& North Africa & Somalia. Yannick du Pont also serves on the Board of the Max van der Stoel Foundation (The Hague), Advisory Board of the Centre of Theory of Change (New York) and member of the DIHAD International Scientific Advisory Board (DISAB) at DIHAD (Dubai). Until recently he also served on the board of the initiative “Little Bitz”, enabling direct cash transfer to refugees, an initiative of Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands.