Using innovation to save lives and alleviate suffering.

David Veldeman

Head of Innovation Unit

David Veldeman is Head of the MSF Sweden Innovation Unit. He has an educational background in Dramatic Arts and worked in that field for several years. Next to that he travelled extensively around the world and started to work with MSF in 1999. He has extensive experience with MSF for more than 13 years, where he worked several years in different contexts of conflict and disaster in Africa, Asia and South America, mainly coordination positions from Field Coordinator to Head of Mission. David has experience working in Headquarters and Partner sections as interim General Director and Coordinator for several projects. He founded the MSF Sweden Innovation Unit in 2011 and gained a lot of innovation experience mainly with a link to the Humanitarian world. He has several years of experience of HR-management, coordination and conflict management.