Fred Rietkerk is senior client information analyst. He specialises in grant compliance for projects from donors other than DGIS.
Fred studied Forestry and Nature Management (graduated in 2000) and worked for 1,5 years in Jordan in the technical department of a hospital. Thereafter Fred worked in humanitarian operations in Sudan (Darfur) and Pakistan (after the 2005 Kashmir earthquake).
After a stint as Tender specialist at IDA Foundation Fred joined World Vision as desk officer emergency relief programmes. That turned over time into Senior Grants Manager and Fred was responsible for the management and compliance of a portfolio of around 30 grants at any moment. In the past 10 years Fred developed in dept knowledge of a range of donors and he dealt with compliance issues and grant implementation issues on a daily basis. In order to maintain a good view of the wide grant portfolio Fred developed tools to keep track of progress in the grants using several indicators of grant health and grant progress.
Fred joined Agriterra in January 2020 with a specific focus on grant compliance.