Jan Boeynaems

Jan Boeynaems


  • Nationalestraat 155

    2000 Antwerp


  • Nationalestraat

    2000 Antwerpen


Personal profile

Services expertise

Jan Boeynaems (ITM) is Manager of the Department of Public Health at the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) in Antwerp. He graduated as economist at the Antwerp University and obtained a master in development studies at the Université Catholique de Louvain in 1987. He started his career as aid worker in DR Congo for 3 years. In total, he gained 25 years of experience working for development not for profit organizations and as Finance Director of Médecins Sans Frontières, Operational Center Brussels (MSF). During that period he visited many low and middle income countries and developed an interest in micro finance, funding schemes and humanitarian aid. He was president of the Board of Directors of Alterfin and is actually Treasurer of MSF Supply, one of the two humanitarian procurement centers of MSF.

Education/Academic qualification

Development Studies, Master, Institut d'Etudes des Pays en Développement, Université catholique de Louvain


Applied Economics, Master, Zaïre : corruption and agriculture, University of Antwerp


External positions

Finance Manager, OCMW


Finance Director, Médecins Sans Frontières


Finance Director, Vredeseilanden


Principal School group Bobito and Finance Advisor, CDI Bwamanda