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Jan Svihlik

Programme Expert on Loan (GIZ), Team Leader for Private Sector Engagement

Jan Svihlik works as a Seconded Expert at UNESCO-UNEVOC, through the GIZ Sector Project TVET and on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

As Team Leader for Private Sector Engagement, he is supporting collaboration between the private sector and the development community. His role entails strengthening the ongoing cooperation between UNESCO-UNEVOC, BMZ, GIZ and other affiliated institutions and agencies.

Jan pursued his studies in Germany, Ireland, Czech Republic and Egypt. He holds two master’s degrees, one in Business and Economics Education from the University Nuremberg-Erlangen as well as a joint master’s degree in International Education Management from University of Education Ludwigsburg and Helwan University Cairo.

For the past 15 years, Jan has worked in the education and TVET sector in bilateral and multilateral cooperation in Malawi, Saudi Arabia and Germany.



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