Anzo is responsible for the strategic development of WSUP’s global finance function, providing strategic support to the CEO and SMT and input to the Board, Finance and Audit Committees, and WSUP subsidiaries. Anzo ensures the group’s financial systems are robust, legally compliant and support current activities and future growth plans.

A law graduate and fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA), Anzo began her career in audit, finance and tax at Milne Ross and KPMG then moved into senior finance roles in industry and commerce, including housing, property, retail, energy consulting, education, business membership organisations and international development.

Anzo joined WSUP in February 2020 and brings a wealth of commercial, financial and legal expertise and insight to WSUP’s senior leadership team.

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Annie joined WSUP as a Marketing Specialist in May 2019. She has a creative agency background having worked in a variety of roles from consumer insight, campaign strategy and brand planning, to copywriting and app & web design. Annie has worked with a variety of clients including global brands, national charities and start-up businesses.

As part of the ICON team, Annie leads on marketing strategy within programmes, including capacity building around demand creation, behaviour change and customer management and offers new ideas for how to engage LICs and wider WASH stakeholders.

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Ayesha joined WSUP in December 2018. Her role is to strengthen the company’s strategic partnerships with a diverse set of funders. She has worked in both the private and non-profit sector and has over five years of experience in international development.

Before joining WSUP, Ayesha worked as Philanthropy and Partnerships Manager at Oxfam where she was responsible for managing a large portfolio of high-profile philanthropists and family foundations. She holds an MSc in Global Health and Development from UCL and a BSc in Biology from University of Leeds.

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Bridget is a civil engineer and has 10 years’ experience in the water and sanitation sector. Over half of that time has been working within water and sewerage utilities in Australia, in a variety of roles in service planning, technical support, operations and project delivery. Bridget has a Master of Integrated Water Management and has worked on projects in Australia, Zambia, Uganda, Bangladesh and India.

Most recently Bridget worked full time in Zambia on the Faecal Sludge Management Business Development consultancy, part of the Lusaka Sanitation Programme, funded by the World Bank.

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Claire joined WSUP in November 2017 and is currently the Task Force Director, working to manage WSUP’s projects with teams around the world.

Claire is a chartered Civil Engineer and spent several years working for engineering consultancies before moving into the development sector in 2008. Before joining WSUP Claire worked as a water and sanitation specialist and programme manager for the Red Cross, World Bank and INGOs.

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Jonathan leads WSUP’s monitoring & evaluation activities, tracking achievement across all country programmes. In addition to regular programme outcome monitoring, his work includes design and management of WSUP’s sector functionality assessment process (diagnosing current WASH sector status in each country, in collaboration with key stakeholders) and WSUP’s newly introduced citywide surveys, which involve tracking on-the-ground service coverage at household level.

Jonathan is a civil engineer who joined WSUP after several years in the private sector.

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Mugo is an experienced WASH professional specialized in pro-poor rural and urban development programmes in both not-for-profit and private sectors. He has demonstrable track record in development and management of socio-technical programmes and projects in water supply, environmental sanitation, and hygiene promotion mainly targeting low-income urban and rural societies.

He has competent knowledge in technology, business modelling, institutional and organizational development, SME capacity development, mobilizing development finance and multi-sector partnership management.

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Rosemary is Head of Water with WSUP’s Innovation and Consumer Needs team. She brings 28 years of experience from the water industry, including 20 years at Veolia Water and Mott MacDonald with a variety of executive roles.

She has built strong experience in countries including the US, Rwanda, Eastern Sudan, DRC, Tanzania and Zambia. Her expertise ranges from technical management, private sector participation, behaviour change, to utility business development in the water sector.

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Simon has been with WSUP since 2016 and is responsible for the financial management of donor contracts, ensuring WSUP delivers maximum impact with the funds available.

He draws on many years’ experience working with a range of NGOs and commercial organisations, including BBC Media Action, Consortium for Street Children, Lake of Stars Festival and as a director of media at The Training Station.

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Steve joined WSUP in April 2016 and leads the organisation’s communications work, helping to raise awareness of urban water and sanitation issues and support engagement in WSUP’s work.

He has a background in business and international development, having previously led communications for Youth Business International, an entrepreneurship network, and worked for a non-profit advising multinationals on sustainable development. Steve started his career as a journalist for a range of business and finance publications.

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