Mr Nouicer is a professional graduate hydraulics engineer with over 25 years of experience in the hydraulic analysis and design of pressure pipelines and water supply networks. Since his graduation in 1987, he has been concentrating on dealing with existing pressure problems and their effect on the sound management of water supply networks in order to establish a reliable water supply strategy, based on well founded and justified master plans.
As a Director of desalination and environment (2010 up till now), he has been responsible for the design, preparation of tender documents, and supervision of desalination plan
Managing the complete operational cycle (both water and wastewater) in the city of Jeddah.
– Ensure operational stability and continuity
– cascade strategic objectives and KPIs to all levels of operation
– develop & oversee yearly plans to achieve targets.
– review and assess performance of department against company’s objectives
– implement quality control measures on operational activities
– Team management to improve team work and maximize productivity.
Key recent achievements:
– Completed restructuring of the Operations Department (+300 employees)
– implemented quality control measures on key business processes
– developed sub-KPIs to serve strategic KPIs and yearly targets
– Introduced Smart Technology solutions to enhance operational performance (monitoring, auotmation, analysis)
Water Expert, Planner, Remote Sensing Scientist, GIS Specialist, Water Studies Researcher / Hydrogeologist and Geologist, with experience of more than 21 years.
Working at present as Head of Planning Section with Water Department, Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA), Sharjah, U.A.E.
SEWA, produce and distribute water, electricity and gas to the Emirate of Sharjah which is the second largest Emirate of the U.A.E. However, my responsibilities as follow:
Planning and Coordination works.
Routine responsibilities job of a Hydrogeologist for more than 13 wellfields.
Controlling Water Conservation Issues/drilling permissions. (Water Conservation Law).
o Road Map 2025 for Sharjah City Networks.
o GIS data migration to ArcGIS/WaterGEMS.
o Aquifer Storage Recovery (ASR) for Sharjah Emirate.
o Groundwater Modelling of Sharjah Emirate.
o R.O. Brine disposal in deep aquifers.
o Reuse of Sewerage water to irrigate Farms.
Associate Professor, Participates in the initial M.Sc. Programme Constructions and Teaching Remote Sensing & GIS Applications and Water Well Technology in the institute of Environment, water & Energy at Ajman University of Science & Technology. Teaching B.A. students Geography, GIS at Al Ghuriar University, Dubai. Also involve in training of students from Ajman, Sharjah and Sharjah American Universities, U.A.E., since 2007 tile date.
Private Consultancy Services for many private companies related to Master Planning, Remote Sensing, GIS, Water and Environment management services.
Alexandra is a senior executive manager, with more than 20 years of experience in the water sector. Her main professional experience is related to water supply and wastewater utilities and engineering consultancy in the fields of Water Resources and Water Services, having participated in various studies and projects in Portugal, Morocco, Algeria, Mozambique, Brazil and Guiné-Bissau.
Presently, she is board member of AdP – Águas de Portugal Environmental Services, S.A., the Shared Services Business Unit of AdP Group and also President of AQUASIS – Information Systems, S.A.
Between 1996 and 2001, she worked at FBO – DHV, the Portuguese company of DHV Group, as Director of the Water and Environment Business Unit.
Alexandra was president of the Portuguese Water Resources Association in 2010-2011. In 2009, she was the commissioner of the Portuguese participation in the 5th World Water Forum, in Istanbul. She coordinated the Working Group responsible for the definition of the Portuguese Water Partnership governance model. Presently, she is board member of the Portuguese Water Partnership, an institution to promote the internationalization of the Portuguese Water Sector.
Dr Alistair Clark was appointed in 2001 as Director of the Environment Department of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
The Department consists of approximately 25 environmental and social specialists who undertake environmental due diligence and monitoring of the projects in implementation.
His role includes ensuring that all investments are consistent with the Environmental Policy and Environmental Procedures of EBRD. He is also responsible for providing strategic direction to EBRD with respect to the implementation of the Bank’s environmental mandate and the incorporation of environmental aspects in all sector and country policies and strategies. In addition, he serves on the Energy and Environment Management working group and is vice chairman of the newly formed Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee of the EBRD. He also actively contributes to the Multilateral Financial Institutions Environment Group and represents the Bank at many international agency meetings.
Prior to his appointment he was a Senior Vice President of URS Dames & Moore, a multinational environmental consultancy responsible for major project development. During 15 years at URS Dames & Moore he has worked in over 40 countries and has published extensively in the fields of atmospheric chemistry and environmental impact assessment.
Advisor to the Board, Head Of Network Monitoring Unit
EPAL Grupo Aguas de Portugal
Andrew Donnelly has been Advisor to the Board since 2005 and head of Network Monitoring Unit since 2008 at EPAL, the water company for Lisbon and Tagus valley region of Portugal, with responsibility for implementing and managing water loss control activities. Prior to this, an academic background in Environmental Sciences at Newcastle and Stirling universities was diverted into water loss control in northern Portugal at Águas de Gaia in 2000, followed by a leakage and monitoring project implementation with Atkins & Scottish Water, before a move back to Portugal. In addition, various external consultancy projects have been undertaken, including collaboration with the European Investment Bank and European Commission. Projects have been completed in Mozambique and the Seychelles, along with several on-going projects in Portuguese water companies and the Angolan capital, Luanda.
Chris Peot is the Director of Resource Recovery for the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water). Mr. Peot will direct the recovery of resources at the Authority by establishing polices, plans and procedures related to the recycling and extraction of value from recovered resources. He will work with the Office of the General Manager to develop and implement the Authority’s innovation master plan and develop and implement plans for long range resource recovery programs.
Additionally, he will manage the Biosolids Reuse Program, including contracts for reuse and product development. Mr. Peot will also work to optimize the reuse of all of the Authority’s underutilized resources, including the biosolids product, with respect to water, energy, carbon and nutrients. Previously, Mr. Peot served as the Biosolids Manager for DC Water. Previously, he served as a consultant in Seattle working on organic waste recycling issues, and prior to that worked on the same issues for the City of Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation.
Mr. Peot is an environmental engineer with more than twenty years experience in wastewater treatment, residuals reuse, and recycling. His work experience includes operations manager for a 1200 ton/day, biosolids reuse program ($17 million annual budget), development for new biosolids reuse options, development of a nationally recognized research program, design/construction inspection/permitting work, and development of an award winning EMS program. In addition, Mr. Peot has worked on innovative organic waste reuse in restoration projects, marketing/public communication strategy, odor monitoring and sampling, and contract writing/procurement/management.
Mr. Peot has a B.S. Civil/Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a M.S. Civil Engineering from California State University at Long Branch and is a licensed professional engineer.
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Education: Master in Environmental Engineering and Master in Environmental Law and Sustainability. Diploma in Investment Projects Structuring and Financing Strategies. Bachelor`s degree: Civil Engineering.
Currently I am consultant of the World Bank and I develop investment programs for the National Water Commission of Mexico (CONAGUA). In recent years I have worked in CONAGUA as Director Planning in the Water Basin Agency of the Valley of Mexico. Also in the Special Water and Sanitation Projects Coordination of the Valley of Mexico. Projects: Water Sustainability Program of the Valley of Mexico including Atotonilco WWTP with a capacity of 35 m3/s.
I´ve worked also as Project Manager in the Transboundary Basins Office, in the same institution. Participation in Binational and National Committees for the management, review and supervision of projects of drinking water and sanitation for the cities of the northern border of Mexico. And addressing issues and topics relating to cross-border basins of US-Mexico.
Dr. Sommariva, who was the President of IDA for the term 2011-2013, served as Co-Chairman of the Technical Program for the 2009 IDA World Congress in Dubai.
Dr. Sommariva has a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Genoa University and a Diploma in Management from Leicester University. He is an honorary Professor at Genoa and L’Aquila Universities. He has published over 50 papers on desalination leading edge research and economics and published two books on desalination management and economics.
He has been President of the European Desalination Society (EDS) and chairman of the World Health Organization’s committee for safe drinking water from desalination.
In November 2013 Dr. Sommariva was conferred an honorary degree by Herriot Watt University in recognition to his contributions to chemical engineering.
In May 2014 Dr. Sommariva has been conferred by the President of Italy a knighthood with the cross of merit for his work distinguished contribution and career.
Studied law, various political positions in Berlin, lastly as Secretary of State in the Ministry of Economics. 2000 he joined the Board of Berlinwasser Group, in charge of the international project development. Today he is Senior Advisor for innovative water solutions, one of the initiators and members of the Board of German Water Partnership, as well as Vice Chairman of the German Asia-Pacific Association (OAV)and board member of German Near Middle East Association and UFZ (Helmholtz Society).:
Dr. Dirk Wittenberg, a German national, was born on 17th of July 1960. His current position is General Manager of REMONDIS Aqua International GmbH in Luenen, Germany. He is responsible for M&A, business development and competitive proposals for international water related activities (PPP, BOT, O&M).
He obtained the academic qualification to doctorate degree level in civil engineering (Dr.-Ing.) in 1992 at the University of Hanover, Germany.
After working for different companies in Berlin and Essen he joined REMONDIS Aqua in 2007.
Enrique Cifres is doctor civil engineer with over 25 years experience almost exclusively in water resources, mainly in national agencies.
Since 1984 till 2004 worked in the Jucar River Water Authority (Spain) where took the responsibility in the 1st Flood Warning System in Spain, among others positions as Chief of Construction department, Chief of European Funds Office and Deputy Director.
Since 2004 until 2008 he was the Regional Director of Mediterranean Water National Company (ACUAMED). His position involved planning and financing of the new National Hydrologic MASTER Plan in Valencia (more than 1,500 M€) INCLUUDING THE BIGEST DESALINATION PROGRAM IN SPAIN
Dr. Cifres was teaching on Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering at Polytechnic University of Valencia since 1986 until 2005 as associate professor.
Dr Cifres is the Chairman of the International Technical Committee on “Role of Dams in River basins” (ICOLD).
He is author on many papers, publications and conferences both national and international.
Nowadays he is and independent senior consultant on water resources.
Water and Wastewater Concessions in Asia and Middle East.
From creating the deals, to winding up a deal, restructuring a deal and making a difficult PPP deal operationally successful.
“Relationships, Trust and Co-operation matter” is the common theme. Get a robust Contract agreed, then put it on the shelf and talk through problems when they arise.
Specialties: Water and Wastewater PPP and related Contract structures
Fiona is a technophile with a keen interest in innovation and technology development, and has supported the growth of the Technology Approval Group (TAG) model from the outset. As such she is well placed to lead Isle’s European business.
Over the years she has gained considerable experience both in the UK and overseas, working alongside technology companies, end users of technology and investors alike. She has steered collaborative projects, coordinated strategic partnerships and identified and secured appropriate funding sources.
Frank Rogalla is Director of Innovation and Technology of Aqualia in Madrid, Spain, a private utility providing water and wastewater services for more than 25 M people. Previously he was Global Process and Technology Leader for a large Construction and Engineering Contractor, Black & Veatch, based in London, UK.
After his studies of Environmental Engineering in Germany he obtained a MSc degree as a Fulbright student in the US, and worked for almost ten years at the Research Center of Veolia (then Compagnie Generale des Eaux, CGE) near Paris, France. Later he was stationed in New York for Metcalf and Eddy, and for Severn Trent Services in Sao Paulo, Brasil, working on technology transfer and large municipal and industrial infrastructure projects.
His specialty is advanced water and wastewater technology, where he holds a handful of patents and was instrumental in bringing a few high rate treatment systems to full scale for the first time in Brasil, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Spain, UK, US and Venezuela. The consortium he compiled and is leading, www.All-Gas.eu , is implementing one of the large projects of the EU to demonstrate ´Algae to Biofuel´ on a scale of 10 ha.
Senior Vice Preseident (Besix) & DirectorBESIX SANOTEC SA, Six Construct UAE & Ajman
Ghassan Ejjeh is an industry veteran.
His contributions to the industry enabled him to serve as Board member of several water and construction companies and Vice-Chairman of the Arab Belgian Luxemburg Chamber of commerce.
His inspirational personality gained world attention as he advised several governments in ME on water related issues, especially in the field of water reuse and aquifer storage, the most famous being the development of the first ever retail BOT project in the ME with the Government of Ajman.
He is a civil engineering graduate from UMST (Manchester University) along with a post graduate work on Marine structures in Brussels, Belgium.
Harald Kleiven is Head of Business Development at Cambi AS, where he has led sales work for the last 10 years with the world-wide breakthrough of Cambi’s technology for improved sludge and biowaste treatment. Harald has worked with environmental technology for the last 20 years and has a passion to work with nature to turn biological waste to renewable energy and fertilizers using advanced technologies with low environmental impact.
Commercial Director Europe, Middle East, Africa and India
Noble holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Studies and a Master’s degree in Environmental Pollution Control. Throughout his career, Noble has held a number of positions with leading organizations serving the environmental capital equipment systems business in EMEA.
Jim Southworth is internationally experienced in both executive and operational management of water utilities and has over 36 years’ experience. From 1976 to 1992 Mr Southworth was based in the UK working for North West Water specialising in water utility networks prior to it becoming United Utilities. His responsibilities in the UK encompassed a series of engineering and operational management roles including water distribution manager for the city of Liverpool.
Internationally Mr Southworth has been responsible for a number of successful bids and the management of projects in many countries including: North America (Canada, USA and Mexico), South America, Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and the Middle East particularly in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries .
Director Strategic Product Management Environmental Technology
Educated Bachelor in process technology and Master in business management.
Started as process technologist and product manager in food processing.
Is working 10 years in wastewater and sludge industry.
As director worldwide responsible for all sales, engineering and project management for all wastewater projects. Current position Director Strategic Product Management
R&D and Innovation. Desalination and Water Treatment.
With passion for water, I have more than 20 years experience in the water industry, with specialisation on membranes, RO desalination and water treatment processes design and optimisation.
My career has been focused on R&D, innovation management and resource planning, to implement the strategic research covering fields on membrane technologies, seawater desalination, water chemistry, drinking water and wastewater and reuse. Funding of R&D projects and building up partnerships with other water industry players, universities and research institutes.
Mr. Khalid TAHRI is an electromechanical engineer since 1991 and an MBA laureate of Paris ”Ponts & Chaussées” school since 2002.
He accumulates within the National Office of Electricity and Drinking Water (ONEE), 23 years of experience of which 18 years in desalination field.
Nowadays, Mr. Khalid TAHRI is Technical and engineering Director of ONEE-water Branch, responsible, at national level, of design and works supervising of potable water big projects, that are supplied from conventional or non-conventional resources.
In other respects, Mr. Khalid TAHRI contributes, as an international expert, to MENA projects.
Besides, he is the Vice-President of Membranes and Desalination Moroccan Society (SMMD) and participates actively to national and international meetings organized by various associations in water and desalination fields namely IDA, GWI, EDS, ACUWA, …
Leon Awerbuch has been involved in the desalination industry for more than 40 years. He joined Bechtel Group in 1972 in R&D followed by increased responsibilities for power and water programs as Bechtel Vice President and Senior Regional Representative for the Middle East. With 35 years carrier with Bechtel he was in charge of desalination programs involved in R&D, design and engineering as well as EPC of desalination and power projects. As a developer of LET Integrated Upgrading Systems using Nanofiltration membrane softening technology, he was granted numerous patents covering the MED-MSF-RO-NF Integrated Hybrid Technologies. Mr. Awerbuch was one of the early pioneers in Hybrid Power-Desalination concepts, Desalination Aquifer Storage and Recovery (DASR) and Hybrid MSF-MED. Mr. Awerbuch holds 28 patents and has published over 90 technical papers. He was Chairman of Six IDA World Congress including the Co-chairman of the 2009 IDA World Congress in Dubai.
Special Advisor on Environment to the Polish Senate
Professor Marek Gromiec has led a number of national and international projects on water
management which has led to the development of a national water policy and pollution control
strategies. As the Chairman of the Polish National Council for Water Management, he has significantly
contributed to reduction of Poland’s pollution into the Baltic Sea.
Miguel Angel Sanz has 30 years of professional experience in desalination as well as in the fields of drinking water and wastewater. In 1983, he joined the Degrémont group in Spain, where he led the Project Department. From 1992 to 2002, he was Technical and Project Director for the Spanish subsidiary. From 2002 to 2006, he was Desalination Manager and Deputy Technical Director for Degrémont group. From 2006 to 2009, he was Director of Business Development in Degrémont Iberia. He is currently Director of Development and Innovation of Degrémont, based in France.
Mr. Sanz has been a member of the IDA Board of Directors since 2009 and has been an active member, co-chairing the Technical Programs Committee and also serving as a member of the Operations Committee of the Board of Directors. He has been session Co-chairman in all IDA World Congresses from 2007, and served as a member of the World Congress Technical Committee for the 2013 IDA World Congress in Tianjin, China. He has also served on IDA’s global Energy Task Force, the Site Selection Committee for the 2015 World Congress, and the Awards Committee. He has also been a member of IDA’s Publications, Site Selection 2013 and Membership and Elections Committees.
As Projects Manager, I’m Overseeing three desalination projects (PPP basis) total investment of more than USD 900 Million from the business development/concept stage (BOO and BOT basis) to the turn on ; Including promotion, bids evaluation, team management, contracts negotiation, financing, cost control, contracts management (legal, financial & technical), risks assessment, claims analysis, schedule management & catch up, commissioning tests…etc.
Familiar with both private and public expectations, attitudes and approaches.
* Core Competencies
First plan: Management & Projects management, risk assessment, claims Management, Problems resolving, Client care and understanding, dateline respect, Cost control.
Second plan: Project Development. Contract negotiation. Joint-Ventures and Partnerships. Project Financing. BOT structures
Willing to be relocated, I’m looking for new challenges that will boost my career and help me to improve my skills. All that while sharing the same motivation within a team to drive the business in an unexpected success.
* Professional strengths:
– Excellent leadership and organizational skills.
– Very sociable and able to share information and motivation;
– Having the capacity to work within a diverse backgrounds team, serious and dynamic.
– Hard worker and able to work under pressure.
– Able to present and simplify problems for non-technical people.
– Flexibility, positive attitude, persistence and self-motivation.
– Willing to be relocated.
– Monitoring Magtaa & Tenes Projects (Over 750 M US$) from the call for tenders to the contractual Commissioning & Turn On of the plant ( both projects commissioning will start on July 2014)
– Declining a claim to increase the CAPEX & OPEX, and reverse the case to negotiating the O&M contract price.
– Declining a claim of over than 700 days of delay to nothing.
– Declining several claims of over than 70 MUS$.
I am Water Resources Engineer (Ecole Mohammedia d’Ingénieurs / Rabat), M.B.A.(Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées de Paris). I started my professional life in 1990 in private company specialized in water well drilling, then I moved to multinational consortium in charge of construction of AL WAHDA dam (the second dam in africa contract 1 Billion US $) , I joined ONEP in 1993 to responsible of water resources section resources department 2008, during which I conducted many projects on water resources development and planning. Since November 2008, I am responsible R&D department to supervise R&D and innovation project in water sector and sanitation such as Impact of climate change on water resources; the use of renewable energy for water and waste water treatment, water reuse.
Main professional experience in the field of turn-key contracts for the design, supply, assembly and star-up of water and wastewater treatment plants on Public and Industrial Sectors.
During the last decade performed several roles on Degrémont Portugal and Iberia structures, namely technical design and commercial survey for a large number of projects, negotiation of large accounts contracts in industrial (Pulp and Paper, beverages, dairy…) and public sectors, but also on production department management (15 M€ turnover and team management with more than 25 engineers). It was also responsible to elaborate annual budgets and mid-term forecasts for Headquarter reporting.
Last period on Degrémont Iberia as Country Manager has the Responsibility for the leadership of front-office team (80 persons, 5 operational Directions), for annual budget and revenue (around 18 million Euros/year), for general management, for institutional relationships in Portugal with clients, partners and member of Degrémont Iberia board;
In 2009 moved to Águas de Portugal (AdP) Serviços Ambientais, where is responsible for the Engineering Department with coordination of 18 engineers with responsibilities on strategic planning studies, preparation of tendering documents for supporting AdP Regional Subsidiaries, Implementing AdP project standards, Best practices diffusion inside AdP Group, but also Technical support in the scope of water and wastewater treatment plants projects. The Technical support of Águas the Portugal International is also assured by his team with several country interactions (Greece, Angola and Mozambique).
Business Strategy and Development
Wastewater and water treatment plant design
Industrial Water treatment process (Pulp and Paper, beverages, dairy)
I have a varied experience in my career to date working starting in the Public Analyst laboratory environment to, my current role in the water industry working on a number of wastewater & water treatment projects,.
I started my career as an analytical chemist/section head.Local Quality Manager in the Public Analyst Laboratory – Eurofins Scientific. From here I moved to the Falkland Islands and expanded my career into water and wastewater operations working on both the Water treatment works and water supply system whilst also managing the wastewater treatment works and pumping station and sewerage network and monitoring the total system asset performance.
From the Falkland Island I returned to the UK and studied for a Masters Degree at Cranfield in Water & Wastewater Technology after which I joined Grontmij as a Process Engineer for the next 2 1/2 years working on a number of different projects examining treatment processes, waste water treatment plants and optimising sludge process as well as designing and commissioning treatment works.
After receiving an offer from Yorkshire Water I moved to their wastewater asset policy team where I worked for 18 months before moving to take up a role as Flow Compliance & Regulatory Efficiency Manager at Anglian Water Services
Specialties: Analysis of water and wastewater, Experimental Project Design, Water and Wastewater operational management, Process Engineering (including design and commissioning), MCERTS Flow measurement
The company is a medium size water company within the Czech republic water sector. VaKHB is of a “mixed type”, that means the company owns and operates the water infrastructure assets in its region.
The company was established in 1993 as a result of transformation / privatization of its county based predecessor East Bohemian water co. Majority ownership (89%) the VaKHB Plc is owned by the local municipalities, remaining 11% are private investors – mostly individual physical persons. Base capital of the company is CZK 841.545 mil., equivalent EUR 35.064 (1EUR =24 CZK), company´s own assets are in access of CZK 1.254 bill. , EUR 52.25mill.
Piers Clark is the founder and chairman of Isle Utilities.
Prior, Piers was the first Managing Director recruited into Blackstone’s $1bn water-sector private equity fund, Global Water Development Partners (GWDP). From 2010 to 2014, Piers was the Commercial Director at Thames Water. Prior to this he was Managing Director of Mouchel Regulated Industries, part of Mouchel plc. He led a team of 3000 staff and provided engineering consultancy and operational maintenance services in the water, energy, environment and rail sectors. Piers is the chairman of Isle, and helped establish the Technology Approval Group (TAG) in 2005.
BSc Environmental Science, PhD in Civil Engineering, Member of Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management, Member of Institute of Asset Management
Richard Menezes is the Founder and Executive Vice Chairman of Utico. His experience lies in the Utilities industry encompassing Public Utilities, EOR, Captive units, T&D, Broad development of Utilities. He has over 23 years on IWP and IWPP sectors in the Middle East. His expertise in IWP and IWPP’s design and modelling for optimising the value chain and making them a consumer focussed model has been successfully implemented when the first “ Non Offtake Guaranteed” IWPP model was successfully implemented at Ras Al Khamaih UAE. This model can easily be adapted to various other sectors and countries to provide reliable, clean, low cost utilities to every sector of a country . He has 25 years of experience and is qualified with a Bsc.in Chemistry.
Having established WRc s.p.a in 1991, the Italian company of WRc group, Roberto Zocchi, born in 1956, master in chemical engineering, has acquired a noticeable experience in business development. He has co-ordinated the strategic alliance between ACEA SpA of Rome, one of the major utility companies in Italy, and the WRc group, becoming Central Director of the Lab, R&D and Engineering activity of the ACEA Group.
He is presently Senior Executive, Water & Environment Area, being responsible of a set of Companies dealing with the treatment and disposal of All the sludge produced by the ACEA Group Water Companies (9 Million inhabitant served)
Other relevant appointments are:
– Member of the Executive Committee of EUREAU (www.eureau.org) the European Federation of National Associations of Water and Wastewater Services.
– Director of the board of WRc plc (UK; www.wrc.plc.co.uk), a leading knowledge-based company with over 80 years’ experience in the international water and environmental field;
Ryan Welsh is a Supervising Engineer in the wastewater treatment division at the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati. He oversees the plant engineering group whose focus is assisting operations and maintenance staff to optimize operations at seven large treatment plants, and advises on capital projects. Ryan holds both a Professional Engineer license and a Class 2 Wastewater Operator license in the State of Ohio. He holds degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Cincinnati and from MIT.
Sahana Singh is Editor of Asian Water Magazine. Her editorials and articles have been widely appreciated. She is also involved in a campaign to put water and sanitation high in the agenda of Asian governments so that the much-needed reforms in the sector can follow.
Tadeusz Krężelewski is also the President of Caux Round Table Polska – an association of people who promote ethics in business, people who believe that the world business community should play an important role in the improvement of economic and social living conditions