Per Kirkemann

Per Kirkemann


Per is a development planner with more than 40 years’ experience from multi-sectoral international development cooperation. His key areas of expertise include regional and urban development, infrastructure services, private sector development, climate change mitigation and adaptation, environmental management, capacity development, and crosscutting themes such as HRBA, gender equality and good governance. His services comprise all phases of the project/programme cycle from identification to evaluation covering social, economic, institutional and environmental issues.

Per holds a B.Sc. in Civil & Structural Engineering and has worked for a number of agencies including Danida, Sida, UN, EC, WB, EBRD, ADB and AfDB. Per has acted as team leader for smaller and larger teams on many occasions and has held senior positions in both private and public sectors.

Core Areas

  • Policy and regulation
  • Institutional reform and capacity development
  • Local governance and decentralisation
  • Urban and regional development
  • Infrastructure and services: transport, water and energy
  • Climate and environment
  • Private sector development
  • Vocational training and education
  • Social and economic development

Expertise and Services

  • Identification
  • Formulation
  • Appraisals
  • Implementation
  • Reviews
  • Evaluations

Country Experience

Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam
Europe: Armenia, Czech Republic, Poland, Russia, Ukraine
Latin America: Nicaragua
Middle East & North Africa: Egypt, Jordan
Sub-Saharan Africa: Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe


Danish: Native
English: Fluent
French: Proficient