René Grotenhuis is president of Society for International Development (SID) and chairman at SHO, a consortium of Dutch organizations in the field of emergency aid.

Professional background
René Grotenhuis is former director of the international development organization Cordaid and before that, he was director of Pharos, an expertise centre on refugees and health care, as well as former general director at Thuiszorg WeideSticht, an organization which specializes in home (health) care. He was board member at Foundation Admira, a women’s organization in former Yugoslavia, and member of the consultative body Health Care Multicultural Society. René Grotenhuis is author of three recent books on the subject of international development cooperation.

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