Didier Young
Business Development Specialist

Didier joined Plan International in March 2013. He brings with him 20 years of humanitarian experience in many African countries, mainly in emergency situations, developing and managing large-scale operations.


Didier Young

Didier joined Plan International in March 2013. He brings with him 20 years of humanitarian experience in many African countries, mainly in emergency situations, developing and managing large scale operations.

He decided to join Plan because he believes that working with and for children is the best way to help poor countries develop.

Although French he was born in Madagascar, a country where he spent most of his life and where his wife and children are from. He has travelled and worked in more than 30 African countries and a few Asian and South-American ones.

He is now based in Lomé (Togo) from where he also works in Niger and Liberia helping these COs increase their portfolio and activities.

He enjoys travelling and meeting new friends, watching movies, and likes off-track riding on motor-bikes or 4 wheel-drives.