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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Jane is a chemical engineer specialised in water, waste and environmental management. She has over 22 years’ experience working on international water and sanitation projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe.

Jane’s clients include the World Bank, UN-HABITAT, DFID, the EU and the Inter-American Development Bank. She leads work on liquid and solid waste management including WSUP Advisory’s project to improve faecal sludge management in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

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With over 25 years’ experience in water sector projects in sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, South East Asia and Latin America, Tim has worked with NGOs, UN agencies and private sector consultants in both development and humanitarian relief.

He has worked with WSUP since 2006, having previously acted as Programme Director for WSUP programmes in Ghana, Mali and Zambia.

During this time he has developed a solid understanding of strategies to address the challenges faced by service providers in meeting the water and sanitation needs of low-income urban communities.

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A civil engineer by profession, Yaver has over 35 years of consulting engineering and business leadership experience in North America, Europe, the Middle East, South Asia and Africa. His expertise includes strategy, corporate governance, business planning, leadership and the planning, financing, design and management of infrastructure projects.

Yaver holds a MS in management from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and is a Licensed Professional Engineer.

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Jeremy started at WSUP in 2016. His current role involves leading the strategic development of the six WSUP country programmes.

Having started out as an engineer, Jeremy’s career has developed with roles in the commercial, public and non-profit sectors. This includes time with the Department for International Development, and as a CEO for a UK NGO, during which time he completed a management degree.

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Sam leads WSUP’s knowledge management, helping to ensure learning is captured and disseminated for impact through technical publications, research, learning events and programme reviews. He has authored, co-authored or edited over 30 publications on diverse aspects of urban WASH.

Sam has a background in evaluation, research and learning, having previously worked as an analyst specialising in programme evaluation at RAND Europe. This built on experience with the learning and development team at Institute for Government.

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Guy leads WSUP’s research programme and heads up the Evaluation, Research and Learning team responsible for research, monitoring and evaluation, and technical publications.

Guy comes from a background in scientific editing, and his move into development was a career change following a PhD around sanitation in Africa. He has a particular interest in institutional change and public finance solutions for urban WASH.

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Alicia is responsible for providing cross functional management of the business support operations required for WSUP to deliver its vision and mission, including human resources, IT, and facilities.

She has established and managed a number of new offices across the UK and abroad in the private and not-for-profit sectors, which has involved everything from the fit out of new office space to developing resilient systems and operating procedures.

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