Jane Barham

Jane Barham holds a Master's Degree in International Studies and Diplomacy specialising in International Law and International Relations, with 18 years overseas experience in a wide range of technical and managerial capacities with relief and...

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Richard Carter

Richard Carter has worked for 35 years on the natural science, social science and engineering of water development and management, focusing especially on the poorest countries of sub-Saharan Africa.  He undertook his undergraduate, Master's and PhD studies...

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Jeremy Colin

Jeremy Colin has a professional background in urban environmental health and worked in UK local government before specializing in water and sanitation for developing countries. Following full-time contracts in Pakistan (as Director of an NGO specializing...

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Jan Gelfand

Jan Gelfand has a Master of Science in Rural Sociology and has taught community development and rural sociology at the University of Alberta in Canada. He has an extensive background in community development, disaster management, programme management and...

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Chris McGahey

For over 31 years, Chris McGahey has been engaged in the science and application of water and sanitation programs as contributors to overall international development. He holds a PhD in Environmental Engineering and his work has ranged from designing and...

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Erica Ortiz Moreno

Erica Ortiz Moreno is a civil engineer with experience in the formulation and assessment of infrastructure projects, specifically in the water and sanitation sector. She has considerable experience in the evaluation of private sector companies...

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Suha Satana

Suha Satana is an economist specialising in project, program and sector evaluation, economic-financial-fiscal analysis and costing of donor funded projects, emphasising overall project and program management including: natural disaster risk and hazard...

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Muhammad Taher

Muhammad Taher is a research and evaluation consultant specialising in social and institutional development; mainly using participatory and qualitative analytical methods; Undertakes design and appraisal of programmes/projects that promote rights of...

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Anissa Toscano

Anissa Toscano holds a Master of Arts in International Boundary Studies, as well as an International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance. She has over 19 years experience in humanitarian and development contexts with in-depth experience in both natural...

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Ian Wilderspin

Ian Wilderspin is an expert in disaster risk reduction and disaster management, with over 20 years’ experience of humanitarian work and emergency response, including community-based disaster risk management. Over these years Ian has developed areas of...

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Arup International Development partners with development and humanitarian organisations to help strengthen the impact of their work. They are a specialist, not-for-profit business within Arup – a globally recognised leader in the built environment. Providing strategic advice, technical expertise, and assessment and evaluation, ARUP International Development helps its partners to best deliver at organisational, programme  or project level. To find out more, please visit the ARUP International Development website.


MAPLE CONSULT (Management, Planning and Environment) is a private development consultancy committed to providing cutting edge solutions in institutional development, management and socio economic development issues for the private sector, public sector, bilateral and multi-lateral institutions. The company, established in late 2000, focuses on development issues with expertise in water and sanitation, local government and decentralisation, project management, capacity building. In partnership with international and local consultancy firms, Maple Consult has undertaken key assignments primarily in the water and sanitation sector as well as in decentralisation/local government. For more information please visit the MAPLE CONSULT website.


Tetra Tech provides scientific, sustainable, and industry-leading solutions to tackle the world’s most complex challenges. Service areas include agricultureand economic growth, architecture/engineering services and construction, democracy and governance, energy, environment and natural resources, global security, land tenure and property rights, and water supply and sanitation. Tetra Tech creates practical, environmentally responsible solutions for federal agencies, governments, multilateral banks, and multinational corporations.To find out more, please visit the Tetra Tech website.


Global Water Challenge (GWC) is a coalition of leading corporations, NGOs and other organizations committed to achieving universal access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene. GWC accelerates the delivery of safe water and sanitation through partnerships that catalyze financial support and drive innovation for sustainable solutions. For more information, please visit the Global Water Challenge website.


Partnerships in Practice (PiP) is a UK-based company set up in 2014 that focuses on enhancing the effectiveness of partnership approaches for sustainable development. Although PiP is very new to the world, it builds on the pioneering work of Building Partnerships for Development in Water and Sanitation, or BPD which has a long track-record of innovation in partnerships, incentives and solutions to improves the provision of water and sanitation services in un-served and poorly served communities by ensuring that partnerships are effective and appropriately ambitious. BPD has a large repository of excellent resource material developed over the last decade and that is still available here.


Water For People was set up by members of the American Water Works Association as an international nonprofit development organization in 1991 and has grown to become a leader in social responsibility and innovation in the sector. Water For People is an NGO working in the water and sanitation sector thinking and acting beyond tools and toilets, and beyond today, in order to build a foundation for the future. They are the founding member of the Everyone, Forever movement and work in Africa, Asia and Latin America to bring first time access to those without and to test and scale innovative approaches.


IRC is an international think-and-do tank that works with governments, NGOs, entrepreneurs and people around the world to find long-term solutions to the global crisis in water, sanitation and hygiene services. At the heart of its mission is the aim to move from short-term interventions to sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene services.With over 45 years of experience, IRC runs large-scale programmes in seven focus countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America and projects in more than 25 countries. It is supported by a team of over 100 staff across the world. For more information please visit the IRC website.


The Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) is an open international alliance with members who share a common vision on sustainable sanitation and are dedicated to understanding viable and sustainable sanitation solutions. It links on the ground experiences  with an engaged community made up of practitioners, policy makers, researchers, and academics from different levels with the aim of promoting innovation and best practices in policy, programming and implementation. For more information please visit the SuSanA website.


WASH Advocates is a non profit, nonpartisan initiative dedicated to helping solve the global safe drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) challenge. Its mission is to increase awareness of WASH issues and solutions, and to increase the amount and effectiveness of resources devoted to those solutions throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America. WASH Advocates neither implements projects nor seeks donations, rather it works to increase the amount and effectiveness of resources for the global water, sanitation, and hygiene sector as a whole.