Kimberley has a background in Health Sciences with a special focus on International Public Health and Infectious Diseases. She is specialized in SRHR including HIV/AIDS and has been working in this field for more than 5 years. Before joining KIT Royal Tropical Institute, she worked as Community Project Coordinator for the St. Maarten AIDS Foundation. Besides strong coordinating and communication skills, she has expertise in both quantitative and qualitative research and capacity building. She is a strategic networker and strong team player.
Kimberley is part of the SRHR team at KIT Royal Tropical Institute. She worked as Share-Net Officer for two years before she became Country Coordinator for Share-Net International.
As Country Coordinator she is the focal point for the Share-Net Country Hubs in Bangladesh, Jordan and Burundi. Furthermore, she is project manager of the Share-Net International Rapid Improvement Model, which contributes to better understanding of which strategies can be used effectively by Country Hubs to successfully move newly acquired SRHR knowledge towards policy influencing and improving practice. This model uses the so called Collaborative Approach as a structured learning system to facilitate collaboration between the Country Hubs and to build their knowledge management capacities.