Erik Ackerman

Director, VSO Nederland

Erik started in March 2018 as Director of VSO Nederland. Until then, he was director of Association Affairs, Communication and HR at IVN Nature Education. Before that he worked for international development organization ICCO. His mission is to expand the work of VSO volunteers in the field of poverty reduction. “I firmly believe in the power of sharing knowledge to bring about lasting change in developing countries. Investing in people and bringing them together where this knowledge is most needed. That long-term vision is the strength and uniqueness of VSO and I am fully committed to showing that much more to the outside world.”