Anette Bayer Forsingdal | Senior Program Specialist
International Development Research Centre | Canada

Anette Bayer Forsingdal, Senior Program Specialist, International Development Research Centre

Anette Bayer Forsingdal is a Senior Program Specialist with the Centre of Excellence for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems, housed at the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). Prior to her appointment, she was Director for the National Population Register, Identification and Production Directorate under the Department of Civil Registration, Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration in Namibia, where she worked for 9 years.  During her tenure, she led many successful reform projects, including the opening of hospital-based facilities and the introduction of a new integrated and web-based National Population Registration System (NPRS), hosting all civil records under one demographic profile. She holds a Master’s degree in History and a Bachelor’s degree in History and Sociology from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark

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