Joost is an experienced director of international development programmes. As a project director, manager and technical consultant, he has worked with community-based organisations and NGOs at the grassroots level in Bangladesh as well as for large bilateral programmes funded by a range of international development agencies. Joost has been with Palladium since 2001, where he was Country Manager for Indonesia and the Netherlands before becoming Regional Manager in Dubai. He has ample experience with managing diverse teams in different cultural contexts. Joost holds a Master's degree from Wageningen University in the Netherlands.