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Arnout Mertens

Arnout Mertens has been the International Director of Philanthropy and Development since March 2017.

Before joining JRS, he was the director of SOFIA – Salvatorian Office for International Aid – the Rome-based development office of the Salvatorian Fathers and Brothers. He is also a member of the governing board of Jordan University College in Tanzania and of the rural electrification NGO ELKAP in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which he helped create.

Arnout is Belgian and holds a PhD in History from the European University Institute in Florence.