Eva Smets

Executive Director Oxfam België

As Executive Director Oxfam België, Eva Smets has dedicated her career to altruism. With 15 years abroad as a humanitarian worker prior to this, she is using her experience to craft a fairer future.


Eva Smets has dedicated her career to creating a fairer future. With over 15 years as a humanitarian aid worker in Central and East Asia, a role in New York as the Director for Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict and eventually her current role as Executive Director at Oxfam België in 2018, Eva uses her first-hand experience to change the world. Earlier this year, Smets also wrote “Kantelen”, in which she shows how a just approach to our economy, climate and social care is needed, necessary and achievable.