"My job in a Swiss NGO for children's aid", Sylvain Fournier

Meet Sylvain Fournier, Country Representative for Terre des hommes. Learn more about his position and career path.

Sylvain Fournie TDH

Sylvain Fournier at the time of writing


Country Representative for Terre des hommes


  • Certified IT-specialist
  • Crisis and Security Management (DDC), 2010
  • Nonprofit Management (IDHEAP)
  • International Trainer on Keeping Children Safe

Most significant jobs to date

  • Field Coordinator TdH, Jordan (1 year)
  • Risk Manager, TdH, Lausanne (3 years)
  • Child Protection Officer, TdH, Darfur, Tbilssi, Haiti (2.5 years)
  • Educator for people with handicaps, CMP Béthanie (1 year)
  • Psychosocial Coordinator and Head of Delegation, Sport sans Frontières, Pondicherry, India (1 year)
  • IT Manager, Switzerland (6 years)

About me

Be prepared to face yourself.

My career path

Update February 2018

"As head of emergency and humanitarian aid program, based in Lausanne, my main responsibilities are to contribute to the definition and implementation of the Tdh emergency and humanitarian Aid strategy, and to ensure respect for the different Tdh policies, guidelines and international standards. Finally, the last part of my new tasks is to position Tdh in different networks and to develop partnerships."