Members

Patrick Stoop
Belgium
Consultant - General managing partner
Partner of C-lever.org
Patrick Stoop studied law and economics. He has been working for more than 35 years on the intersections of: policy, strategy, management, planning & control, governance, quality assurance, change, capacity building, organisational and/or institutional development, human resources management, public finance, budget cycle, financial management, information management, audit and evaluation. His work cuts across most policy areas and governance issues of the public sector. He has also conducted substantial work for NGO’s; while being increasingly involved in private sector and entrepreneurship development with a specific focus on social businesses.
He gained approximately 15 years’ professional experience in Belgium while the other 20 years’ experience was accumulated in more than 25 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and MENA countries.
Since 1996 he is working through his own consulting firm, ‘Stoop Consulting’. In 2017 he initiated and co-founded C-lever.org.

Pierre Vincke
Belgium
Consultant en développement des systèmes judiciares
Partner of C-lever.org
Pierre Vincke a une expérience multidisciplinaire: développement du droit, production, mise en scène de théâtre et socio-thérapeute.
Son théâtre a développé une esthétique des crises à travers les tragédies. Il en a contrôlé la gestion et la production. (76-93)
Dans un centre pour toxicomanes, il a exercé la fonction de socio-thérapeute (93-94).
Diplômé juriste en 97, il a dirigé la mission de ASF Rwanda et partagé les crises humanitaires et politiques d'Afrique centrale: directeur de RCN Justice & Démocratie dix années, il développé la justice de proximité et l'appui à la soc. civ. Expert de la Coopération Technique Belge (2008), il a créé en 2009 sa société.Il a supervisé le programme d'appui à la réforme de la Justice de l'UE et évalué la politique DH de la France, ouvrée par la FIDH.
De 2015 à 2017, il a dirige le programme d'appui à la Justice de l'UE au Burkina.
Il défend une "politique" intégrant les valeurs culturelles endogènes à caractère universel.Il étudie les conditions d'un ancrage de la justice de l'Etat de droit par le plurijuridisme.

Paul Lambers
Belgium
Expert Public Finance Management - Financial manager C-lever.org
Partner of C-lever.org
Paul Lambers, a Belgian national, is a trilingual expert (fluent English and French, fair Spanish) with over 15 years of experience in Public Finance Management in developing and Eastern European countries.
Since 2003 until today he worked in Burundi, Uganda, Rwanda, DRC, South Sudan, Cameroon, Burkina Faso and Morocco. He advised on formulation of public finance reform programmes and development of financial and institutional support programmes as well as prepared and monitored PEFA evaluations of PFM systems for the EU, the World Bank and the ADB.
From 2001 to 2002 he performed as a technical advisor to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management of Vanuatu on public finance management systems and -controls (budget preparation and monitoring, and coordination of external financing) – He also prepared for the IMF missions to Vanuatu.
Between 1989 and 1999 he implemented a large number of short-term assignments in Eastern European countries predominantly within the EU TACIS programme: Russia, Moldova, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and the FYROM.

Ladislas de Coster
Belgium
Expert Bonne Gouvernance
Partner of C-lever.org
Ladislas de Coster dispose d’une formation académique multidisciplinaire comme juriste, sociologue du développement et manager de gestion. Il est spécialisé dans les domaines du renforcement de l’Etat de droit (justice, police, armée), de la bonne gouvernance, de la réforme d’administrations publiques, du développement de capacités, de l’appui institutionnel, de la coordination de l’aide et de la lutte contre la corruption. Il justifie d’une expérience de près de 10 ans de missions longues dans des pays en post-conflit (RDC, Burundi, Rwanda).
Lors de son passage chez Avocats-Sans-Frontières et à l’Agence de développement belge (CTB), il a acquis une solide expertise dans la conception, la gestion et l’évaluation de projet d’appui institutionnel dans les pays d’Afrique des grands lacs. Durant son expérience au PNUD, il a développé des compétences en planification stratégique des institutions judiciaires et policières. Il a également une expérience importante en recherche qualitative et quantitative sur les question de maintien de la paix.
Julien Moriceau
Mauritius
Justice & governance expert
Partner of C-lever.org
I have worked since 12 years in research and operational projects focusing on rule of law and access to justice in fragile contexts for various organisations: NGOs (Avocats Sans Frontières, RCN justice et démocratie, Impunity Watch), Universities (Université de Ngozi - Burundi, Université Aix Marseille, Université Catholique de Louvain) and international organisations.
I developped fields studies and conducted research (impact evaluations, baselines, needs assessments, perception studies), capacity building and training programmes for civil society and public actors, innovative approaches (theory of change, outcome mapping) , monitoring & evaluation processes and toolkits, ...
I have significant experience in different countries: Burundi (5 years), Haïti (1 year), Vietnam (1 year) and also DRC, Tunisia, Madagascar, Myanmar, Uganda and Nepal (short term visits).
Franck Gorchs-Chacou
Italy
Prison systems expert
Partner of C-lever.org
25 ans d’activités professionnelles, dont 16 dans la coopération au développement du secteur pénitentiaire et de la réforme pénale.
• Analyste des systèmes pénitentiaires (Loi, Procédure pénale, Structure, organisation et fonctionnement des administrations pénitentiaires, Standards internationaux, Inspection, Contrôle interne, Conditions de détention, Réinsertion sociale…) ;
• Plaidoyer abolition peine de mort ;
• Direction de programmes et assistance technique du secteur justice/pénitentiaire ;
• Conceptualisation, formulation, gestion et évaluation de projets ;
• Analyse, argumentation, stratégie et plaidoyer des règles et standards internationaux en matière pénale;
• Ingénierie de formation (pénitentiaire) ;
• Gestion administrative, financière et logistique de projets ;
• Ressources humaines : administration, gestion et recrutement ;
• Orateur et médiateur ;
• UE, DPKO, OHCHR, CICR, PRI, RCN, ASF, HI, ECPM, AFD, UWCza
Lara Deramaix
United States
Justice Advisor
Associated professional
Lara Deramaix travaille depuis plus de 15 ans sur l’accès à la justice, la réforme des secteurs justice et sécurité et la justice transitionnelle dans des contextes fragiles ou en conflit/post-conflit.
Elle dispose d’une grande expérience en formulation, gestion, monitoring et évaluation de programmes destinés à soutenir l'Etat de droit, la bonne gouvernance et le respect des droits de l’Homme, acquise notamment chez Avocats sans Frontières (ASF): réformes institutionnelles, renforcement des capacités et de l'intégrité des acteurs, développement de procédures pour l'amélioration de la délivrance effective de services, perspective genre.
Aujourd’hui conseillère associée auprès de l’International Security Sector Advisory Team (ISSAT) et de C-Lever.org, elle fournit un appui stratégique et technique en matière de réforme de la justice et de la sécurité aux principaux partenaires bilatéraux ainsi qu’aux organisations multilatérales (UN, AU, UE, OCDE) et mène dans ce cadre des missions d’identification, de formulation et d’évaluation de programmes.
Avocate de formation, elle est également médiatrice auprès du New York Peace Institute et membre de l’Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR-GNY) en vue de promouvoir la connaissance et l’usage de mécanismes alternatifs de résolution des conflits.
Langues: français, anglais, portugais, néerlandais, espagnol.
Georges Kuzma
France
Police and Justice expert
Associated professional
Georges Kuzma possède une vaste expérience dans le secteur de la police, de la justice et de la sécurité. Dans la dernière décennie, il a travaillé au Tchad, en Mauritanie, au Pakistan pour des programmes de la GIZ, en République Démocratique du Congo comme expert technique pour la mission EUPOL puis pour Physicians For Human Rights avec des activités au Kenya et en République Centrafricaine. Il a également effectué des missions pour des organisations internationales et différents gouvernements dans des zones de conflits. Il possède une expérience internationale de dix années dans les enquêtes judiciaires, forensiques et médicolégales de crimes de guerre et crimes contre l'humanité. Il a également formé à ces matières de nombreux magistrats, enquêteurs et experts nationaux.
Auparavant, pendant plus de quinze années, il a travaillé sur des enquêtes de terrorisme et de la grande criminalité avec la direction de la Police Judiciaire et la Sous-Direction de la Police Technique et Scientifique basée à Lyon, en France.
Il possède une formation approfondie en matière d'enquête policière criminelle ainsi qu'en matière de police technique, scientifique avec un focus sur les nouvelles technologies et le traitement du signal. Avant d'être diplômé de l'académie de police, il était chasseur alpin au sein de l'armée française.
Georges Kuzma parle couramment le français et l'anglais.
Claire O'Kane
France
International Child Rights Consultant
Associated professional
I am a qualified social worker with a Masters in Applied Social Studies. I have more than 22 years international experience working on child rights, protection, care, participation, citizenship and peacebuilding. I have worked directly with grassroot NGOs and in partnership with local and national NGOs while working with Save the Children (at country, regional and head office). I have been working as an international child rights consultant since 2011. I am experienced in designing and mentoring participatory research, evaluation, strategic planning, pathways to change and advocacy processes. I am experienced in strengthening child protection and care systems involving formal and informal actors at different levels. I am a trainer and practitioner in rights based programming, with a particular focus on children’s participation. I support child led organisations and initiatives to further children’s role as active citizens to fulfil their rights.

I have worked in diverse development and emergency contexts including Afghanistan, Albania, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Colombia, Ethiopia, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lao PDR, Moldova, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Senegal, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Uganda, UK, Vietnam, Zambia, and Zanzibar.
Bikash Ranjan Dash
India
International Development Professional
Associated professional
International Development Professional specialised in: Public Administration Reform, Local Governance, Regional and Local Development, Risk Governance, Capacity Assessment/Development, Institutional/Organizational Assessment/Development, Project/program Design, Management and Monitoring & Evaluation

Bikash holds a Masters in Sociology and Management, he has spent 15 years with UNDP and other UN organizations. He has more than 22 years of international development experience covering fields as Democratic Governance, Poverty Reduction, Crisis Prevention/Recovery and Program/Project Management across the Asia Pacific, Europe CIS and African regions. Some of the countries where Bikash has worked are Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Georgia, India, Kosovo, Laos, Mongolia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Uganda, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vietnam and Afghanistan.

Bikash has worked with UNDP, UNCDF, UNV, UNIDO, World Bank, ADB, DFID, SDC in the governance sector covering public administration reform, decentralization, local governance, institutional reform/development, capacity assessment/development, rule of law, policy formulation, community participation / participatory planning, program / project design & management. Other areas of work include strengthening sustainable livelihoods & economic growth, community empowerment/mobilization and management of relief and rehabilitation projects during natural disasters.

Bikash was instrumental in introducing the Capacity Assessment and Capacity Development approach in the Europe and CIS region using UNDP’s Capacity Development Approach. After that he has undertaken similar assessments starting from Village up to Prime Minister’s Office in more than 12 countries across different regions of the world. Bikash has several publications published by UNDP and other organizations.

Carline Grand
Senegal
Expert en management des ressources humaines et en renforcement de capacité
Associated professional
Carline Grand a plus de 15 ans d'expérience dans les pays en voie de développement à Haiti, en RDC, au Mali, au Niger et a passé plus de 10 ans au Sénégal. Formée en Management des ressources humaines, elle est spécialisée dans le diagnostic, l'élaboration et le suivi de plan de renforcement de capacité. Elle dispose d’une grande expérience en formulation, gestion, monitoring et évaluation de projets et programmes dans différents secteurs dont la santé, la formation professionnelle, l'environnement et l'agriculture. Elle a accompagné les acteurs de la société civile et plus particulièrement les organisations paysannes et les autorités locales en vue d'une approche de développement intégré.
Federico Fioretto
Italy
Advisor and coach in Leadership, Sustainability, Conflict Transformation
Associated professional
LL.M. MS in Communication, specialized at Harvard University in Sustainability Systems Management. 30+ years of experience as entrepreneur, consultant, trainer on leadership and communication, conflict transformation and strategic sustainability.
Federico created The CASE© Method for Sustainable Leadership, a framework to transform conflicts by effective communication. In 2017 he co-founded the Embedded Sustainability Initiative, an international advisory network with its own proprietary sustainability assessment tool for industrial companies.
In 2014 – 2015 Federico has been one of the only two Europeans chosen by US President Barack Obama’s legacy program YALI to train the new generation of leaders for the future of Africa. In 2017 partner of the Smart Industry Forum, an international initiative to develop new leadership and business models for the 4th Industrial Revolution. Member of 2 intl. scientific societies, he has been advisor of major healthcare institutions and developed tools for communication, relationship an emotional management in healthcare organizations.
Emilie Laffiteau
France
Economist
Associated professional
I’m a doctor (PhD) in economics (international economy and development) and I’m trilingual (French, English and Spanish).
I have been working for more than 15 years for international organizations and French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in macroeconomy and statistics. I have a strong experience in leading operational projects and programs (technical support and capacity building for National Institute of Statistics and Ministry of Economy). Along this, I am involved in academic issues (scientific research and teaching for universities and school of engineers).
I have significant experience in different countries in Africa (Senegal, Mali, Cameroon, Togo, Benin, Mauritania, Ivory Cost) and Latin America (Chile, Argentina).
Joris Elegeert
Belgium
Consultant - Change Management & Human Resources Management
Associated professional
Joris Elegeert is an international consultant with over 15 years of professional experience in change management, HR management and capacity development. He holds 2 master degrees of the University of Ghent. Joris has contributed to institutional and organizational change processes and reforms in various countries around the world. His focus has been on the strengthening of public bodies at the national, regional and local level on topics such as strategy development, HR management and organizational development.

Joris has worked in several sectors, including decentralization, natural resources management, agriculture, roads and energy. Through these interventions, public bodies have improved the way they interact with key stakeholders in their sectors and their service delivery to citizens in general.
Alexander Prinsen
Netherlands The
Innovation Consultant for Circular Economy / Zero Waste / Sustainability Business Models
Associated professional
Alexander Prinsen is Managing Partner of The Zero Waste Consultant firm and has over 10 years of consultancy experience in Executive Search and Business Development. Since 2013 his interest for sustainable solutions has led him to travel the world to research promising sustainable solutions on how they can solve our challenges.

Alexander has an unique entrepreneurial perspective how to solve current technological challenges based on Natures ingenuity. He bridges Science and Entrepreneurship to increase competitiveness of organizations by adopting “Total Productivity of Matter”.

He teaches at his self-proclaimed MBA Academy (Masters of Beautiful Achievements). He co-founded the Embedded Sustainability Initiative bringing Sustainable Leadership to Professionals and Entrepreneurs.

Alexander is an inspirational Speaker and Writer sharing a story of hope and innovation driven by global entrepreneurs working on solving our current and future challenges using nature as their inspiration.