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Through their consulting services, our retired experts provide hands-on, cost-effective support towards sustainable development of companies and institutions. Today, more than 700 technical experts, ranging from craftsmen to hotel managers to marketing specialists, provide their expertise and valuable professional experience.
Since 1979, the Senior Expert Contact (SEC) has carried out more than 3000 consulting assignments, with experts having provided roughly 1 200 000 hours of voluntary work. This is equal to an estimated 45 million Swiss francs.
The SEC is a program of Swisscontact. Since 1993, the program has been supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).
Substantial impact achieved simply. SEC assignments result in:
Scribble video of an impact study conducted in August 2018 by a Swisscontact internal team. Interviews with proprietors and managers of 45 of the 138 SEC clients from 2013 – 2017 formed the largest part of the evaluation.