Frans Bieckmann

Bieckmann Frans
Organisation: The Broker
Website: Personal website

Since The Broker started in 2007, Frans has been editor in chief and, since 2013, he has also been the executive director. He left The Broker in december 2017.

Frans studied international relations at the University of Amsterdam and has 30 years’ experience as a researcher, journalist and advisor on issues of development and globalization. He has advised a number of development organizations and government institutions and has been published in many newspapers, magazines and journals. In August 2012, Frans published the book Soedan – Het sinistere spel om macht, rijkdom en olie, a detailed analysis of international involvement with Sudan and the conflict in Darfur.