Winfried Heusinger has worked in international development cooperation since 1995. He holds a PhD in Sociological Technology Sciences, a Master’s in Political Science and Economics and is Electrical Engineer. He has implemented and advised projects in the Middle East, in Asia and Africa focusing on TVET, on efficient and effective solutions for TVET systems and on strategies for the active involvement of employers. Winfried has further put emphasis on financing strategies for TVET as well as on teacher and instructor training. He currently works as Senior Advisor Skills Development and Education for Helvetas based in Switzerland.