Mr. Didier Appels

Mr. Didier Appels bio

Mr Didier Appels, Strategic Partnerships Director, Close the Gap

Since 2017, Mr. Didier Appels is responsible for Strategic Partnerships & Business Development at Close the Gap. In this role, he combines his personal concern for environmental issues and equal education & opportunities for underprivileged groups in society, with a vast professional expertise. This experience stems from working as a Strategy Consultant as well as from the several management roles he had within BNP Paribas Fortis for 12 years. Apart from working together with partner companies to develop a joint CSR approach based on the recovery of ICT assets, Didier is also one the driving forces behind newer projects, such as the Mobile Phone Collection project and the launch of Close the Gap’s first Innovation Hub in Mombasa.

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