Emina Abrahamsdotter



Swedish and Bosnian

PhD Research Candidate at the University of Birmingham, the United Kingdom
MA in Religious Studies from the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
MA in Political Science from the University of Lund, Sweden

Main individual courses:
Global Integrity Leadership, Budapest, organized by Integrity Action and CEU Summer University in Budapest
It is possible to curb corruption – Addressing corruption and forging integrity in corporate and public governance,
Bucharest, organized by AmCham and Partners for Local Development Foundation
Anti-corruption Capacity and Skills Development Programme, DL and Croatia, organized by World Bank Institute

Other individual courses:
Leadership and emotional intelligence, Future search methodology, Graphical facilitation, Change management, Strategic planning, Organizational culture, Logical framework approach, Outcome mapping, Monitoring and evaluation, Result-based project management, etc.

Key qualifications
Emina Abrahamsdotter works as a consultant, trainer and facilitator. With strong educational background in political science and religious studies she is successfully combining this theoretical knowledge with her professional experience in the international development cooperation. Her ongoing PhD research is about religion and development with focus on gender quality, poverty reduction and peace building.
She has been leading technical assistance projects/programs aimed at increasing capacities of civil society organizations and public institutions and improving gender equality including its all phases from project design to implementation and evaluation. She has strong research and analytical skills and practical experience of using a variety of data collection and analysis tools, and compiling different types of reports.
In the past three years her focus has been on curbing corruption and strengthening integrity in the organizations of local governments providing expertise and facilitation services to the key senior officials, carrying out organizational diagnosis aimed at assessing vulnerability to systemic corruption and leading the process of strategy and action plan development.
She has worked for European Union, World Bank, UNDP, UN Women, UNDAF, GIZ, Sida, EBRD etc.
Sector experience
More than 11 years of experience in the field of international development cooperation with focus on:

Capacity development of civil society organizations and public institutions,

Anti-corruption and integrity building in the public organizations, businesses and NGOs,

Institutional strengthening and organizational development,

Strategic and action planning,

Gender equality and gender mainstreaming,

Monitoring and evaluation.

Several years of professional working experience as Swedish public servant.

Country experience
Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Sweden.

Swedish – Mother tongue
Bosnian – Mother tongue
English – Full professional proficiency
German – Minimum professional proficiency
French – Limited working proficiency




Nordic Consulting Group - Emina Abrahamsdotter

Mobile: +387 61 482 247
Office: +46 8 441 55 30
Email: emina.abrahamsdotter@ncgsw.se