JULIE CATTERSON LINDAHL
has a Master of International Relations from Oxford University. She has a strong background in the field of development assistance, having worked for major consultancy groups such as Landell Mills (UK), Rambøll (Denmark) and KPMG (UK) for clients such as the EU, the Asian Development Bank, DFID and the World Bank. As partner of Devfin Advisers, she has undertaken various evaluations in Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka and Tanzania for Sida and for FK Norway in private sector development. Over the last years Julie has also worked as a social entrepreneur with storytelling and sustainable diversity as underlying business ideas. Since 2010 she has headed and developed an NGO called Stories for Society which works with the concept of Beyond Tolerance, among others. She frequently acts as a speaker and moderator at seminars and conferences on intercultural issues.