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Hans Rhein

Alumni Ambassador Belgium

Following completing his MPhil Development Studies in 1993, Hans RHEIN first worked with the largest development NGO in Thailand before joining the United Nations WFP emergency programme in Bosnia and a short stint on its development programme in Malawi.

He joined the European Commission in the area of development cooperation in 2000, completing successive postings in Bangladesh, Mauritius and Ukraine. Returning to Brussels, he joined the Directorate General for Energy as International Policy Officer in September 2012, working on energy cooperation with the Eastern Neighbourhood as well as Central Asia. He is married with two children, and has a house with a garden in Brussels.