Johannes Trimmel

Director for inclusion

Johannes Trimmel is a programme director for inclusion at Sightsavers. Johannes has worked in development cooperation for almost 30 years, with a focus on the rights of persons with disabilities, access to eye health and health systems strengthening.

Among other key roles, he has held the positions of director for international programme support and policies at Light for the World; Chair of the International Disability and Development Consortium; and President of CONCORD Europe.  


Representatives of organisations of persons with disabilities met in Nairobi to learn about advocacy and to build relationships, at a session organised by Sightsavers.
5 May 2021
The global development community has made a commitment to help everybody. Yet people with disabilities are routinely excluded from development efforts and often face more barriers than other marginalised groups