Philippe van GammerenTech & Design Specialist
After studying and working in The Netherlands, Philippe travelled and permanently moved to Thailand in 2014 to use his skills to empower non-profit organisations by developing and implementing impactful technology.
With more than 15 years of experience in multimedia design and web development, he is passionate about creating media that is engaging and easy to use. He also develops online systems and teaches teams to work more effectively by utilizing available IT solutions.
Philippe loves unleashing his creativity in several Adobe Creative Suite applications such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign and Premiere Pro, as well as designing complex websites with the world-leading CMS WordPress. Recently he started developing mobile and desktop apps using Google AppSheet, to empower teams that work with data in the office and on the go.
With the fast pace of emerging technology, Philippe never gets tired of learning new tools to add to his skillset and providing organisations with insights into new technology to make a greater impact.
In 2007, Philippe graduated as a Multimedia Designer. His passion for technology led to expanding his field of expertise at the University of Applied Sciences in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
In 2012 he collected a degree as Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology and carries the title of engineer (.ing) in Media Technology.
As a project and account manager at an international creative agency based in The Netherlands, he led a development team of multidisciplinary creatives to deliver marketing strategies, creative concepts, printed media and online solutions.
In 2014, Philippe decided to take a break from the corporate world and follow his dream to travel to Asia. On his journey, he discovered his passion to help organisations change lives by incorporating modern technology into their humanitarian programs.
Since then, he works for the Foundation for Education and Development (FED) as the head of IT and designs professional media and develops complex data collection and reporting systems. He also teaches modern computer skills to empower marginalised Burmese migrants living in Thailand.
In 2019, through FED’s partnership with Dana Asia, Philippe started lending his skills remotely to help Dana Asia shape and implement its marketing strategy.
Philippe manages Dana Asia’s website, provides support for our fundraising efforts and helps communicate our mission, objectives and projects through creative multimedia.