Pascal Fendrich has worked in international cooperation since 2006. He studied International Relations in Switzerland and Germany before completing another Master’s degree in European Political and Administrative Studies in Belgium. He joined Helvetas in 2010, developing a specialization on local governance, decentralization and on the nexus migration and development. He has advised projects in Eastern Europe, West Africa and South Asia. Pascal is currently based in Switzerland working as Program Coordinator for West Africa and Senior Advisor on Migration and Development. In this latter function, he also acts as the Deputy Coordinator of the Swiss Civil Society Platform on Migration and Development.