International Advisory Council

Johan Swinnen
Seasoned expert in international relations

Johan Swinnen worked for the United Nations in New York and was later its ambassador in The Hague, Madrid, Kigali and Kinshasa. He was also the Belgian Government’s spokesman for Foreign Affairs and a diplomatic advisor to the Prime Minister. Johan remains very active as a member of several think tanks with a focus on international relations. He recently published various articles and has given lectures on development in the African Great Lakes region.