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Tijs Veyt

Development Officer

Crisis Group Role

Tijs joined Crisis Group in May 2018 as Development Officer for Government & Foundations. Tijs is responsible for ensuring sufficient funds are being raised for the organisation, maintaining strong relations with existing institutional donors and seeking new donors. He also assists other Crisis Group staff in fundraising efforts. 

Professional Background

Previously, Tijs served as a Donor Relations Officer at the Belgian Red Cross, managing all aspects of fundraising, and also spent half a year in Malawi, as their ad interim country representative. Prior to that, he worked as a Donor Relations Officer at the International Labour Organization in Geneva.

He holds an MSc in Global Governance from University of Ghent and an MSc in Economic History from London School of Economics & Political Science.

Areas of Expertise

  • Donor Relations
  • Grant Management 
  • Development Economics 
  • Humanitarian Assistance


  • Dutch (native)
  • English (fluent)
  • French (fluent)