Will Tillett

Will is a water, sanitation and hygiene specialist with eleven years’ experience in the sector. For most of that time Will was based overseas working on WASH programmes, giving him strong practical experience and insights into supporting governments, donors and development organisations. Will’s experience spans rural, urban, humanitarian and development contexts, in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.  He holds an MSc in Water Management (Community Water Supply) from Cranfield University (UK). Will’s strengths lie in strategy and programme/fund design, technical assistance, training, programme management, and evaluations. Since joining Aguaconsult in 2016, Will has been working on a mix of assignments, from global studies and evaluations for the World Bank, BMGF, and UNICEF, to more applied projects, reviewing programmes and providing technical assistance for clients such as DfID and WaterAid. Prior to Aguaconsult Will has worked as a WASH consultant for DfID, developing Sierra Leone’s national WASH investment programme for AfDB, and managed sector financing mechanisms in West and Southern Africa. He also spent a number of years working for NGOs in Nepal, Bolivia, Mongolia and Zimbabwe, designing and managing their multi-million-dollar country WASH portfolios. Will is particularly interested in rural and urban sanitation, integrating WASH with Health and Nutrition, and local private sector development. He also has considerable expertise in the sustainability of service delivery.

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