Bettina Jenny holds a PhD and MSc in Natural Science from the University of Berne and a MAS in Secondary and Higher Education from the University of Zurich. In 2002 she joined Helvetas as Program Coordinator responsible for programs in Latin America and the Caribbean. In 2006, she assumed the management of the working area Education and Culture. Since 2011 she has led the working area Skills Development and Education at Helvetas. She advises projects in the field of basic education, with special focus on teacher training as well as vocational education and training, with assignments in Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe and Asia. Bettina further is a board member of FoBBIZ, the Swiss Forum for Skills Development and International Collaboration.