Stan Maessen, besides being a civil engineer is a specialist on urban environmental management with 18 years of professional experience in infrastructure, sanitation and waste management in Western and Eastern Europe and Asia.
His specialisation includes: programme management, community participation and -partnership; environmental management systems; good governance by local authorities and civil society strengthening.
His professional skills include: planning, program development, coaching, project assessment, planning and evaluation, facilitation, training and process management.
Stan is committed to civil society participation in policy formulation, operation of rural and urban services, urban and rural upgrading and environmental management. He has more than 10 years of management and executive experience in smaller and bigger programmes.
Apart from being fluent in Dutch, English and German, Stan speaks basic Albanian and Nepali