John Inge Løvdal

Senior Advisor - East Africa

John Løvdal worked for at the Oslo Center from 2016 to 2018 as Special Advisor coordinating different programs related to political party assistance and civil society. In 2021, he returned as a Senior Advisor and manager of the team in Kenya. Mr. Løvdal has more than 20 years of practical experience in democracy assistance and political processes, including political parties, civil society, and government in Norway, East Africa, the Balkans, South Asia, South-East Europe, and the former Soviet Union. Previously, he has worked for the National Democratic Institute (NDI). During his career, he has trained hundreds of party members, officials, civil society activists, youth, and women on internal party processes, internal party democracy, advocacy and lobby, message development and effective ways of message delivery, citizens outreach and engagement, among other thematic areas.