Lone Bildsøe Lassen

Lone Bildsøe Lassen

Board Member

Lone Bildsøe Lassen has more than 23 years of experience managing multi-sectoral humanitarian forced displacement programmes in fragile and conflict-affected states in Caucasus, Africa (Uganda, CAR, Congo) and MENA. She has vast experience in drafting/developing country programmes and strategies for emergencies, and rehabilitation linking to recovery/development operations.

Her work has been based on a human rights-based approach with capacity development as an integral element. Lone has a deep understanding of forced displacement contexts, their complexity and durable solutions. Furthermore, she has strong knowledge of organisational development and theory of change in addition to coordination and partnerships/networks, youth empowerment, protection, gender mainstreaming, micro credit and livelihoods. Lone is familiar with code of conduct and humanitarian standards and principles.

Core Areas:

  • Project cycle management
  • Strategy and programme development including theory of change
  • Human rights-based approach
  • Code of conduct
  • Humanitarian standards and principles
  • Accountability
  • Capacity development
  • Quality assessments
  • Risk assessment and risk management
  • Reviews, monitoring, evaluations and performance and result management

Services Provided

  • Developing, facilitating and implementing partnerships with local civil society organisations
  • Sector programming including; youth empowerment, women's empowerment, distribution (food, non-food, cash), shelter, protection, education, WASH, civil society organisations' capacity development, community development, micro credit schemes, micro business, livelihoods, and media
  • Designing and facilitating organisational capacity development and change processes including upscaling and downscaling of country operations
  • Advocacy work related to forced displacement in complex contexts

Country Experience

Sub-Saharan Africa: Uganda, CAR, Congo
The Middle East: Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and six years' residence and work experience in Palestine


Danish: Native
English: Fluent