Hoang Duc Quyen is a development practitioner who committed to fighting social and economic injustice and pursuing sustainable development in the world. Quyen has achieved success with various projects funded from EU, UNDP, USAID, MFAT.
After spending more than 20 years as a specialist, coordinator, and project manager, he understands well rural settings, smallholder farmers, farmer organisations and cooperatives. He has learnt from his practical experience and theoretical methodology, what drive farmers to change from subsistence economy to market economy. His focus now is on farmer organisations and cooperatives, taking climate change into consideration.
Quyen holds a master’s degree in Sustainable International Development from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University in Massachusetts, USA. He has obtained a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Danang University of Economics in Vietnam.
Quyen enjoys travelling, to explore and discover new places, and sports, especially tennis. He is results-oriented and open-minded, eager to learn and doing something new. He really like learning and working in multicultural environment to contribute his knowledge and experiences for sustainable development in the world.