Georges Mikhael

Georges is a senior specialist in urban sanitation and holds a M.Sc. in Water and Waste Engineering from Loughborough University in the U.K. Georges has over seven years of experience in urban centres in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and South-East Asia. His area of focus is in dynamics of urban sanitation markets and the planning, financial analysis and implementation of innovative solutions. Prior to joining Aguaconsult Georges was the primary expert for Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor’s (WSUP) global approach to urban sanitation where he led the establishment of several sustainable faecal sludge management services, introduction of a sanitation tariff in Maputo, Mozambique, and contributed to the strategic direction of the container-based sanitation service Clean Team. He is currently a board member of SOIL, a non-profit providing container-based sanitation services in Haiti. He also co-authored a chapter in the Faecal Sludge Management book on emptying and transport. Georges has a background in consulting, undertaking assignments for a broad range of clients including non-profits (WSUP, GOAL, iDE, SNV), private sector (Factor [e], Safi Sana), donors (BMGF, GCC), multi- and bi-laterals (World Bank, USAID) and academia (Eawag-Sandec, IDS, Loughborough University). He is fluent in English.

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