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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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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Following eight years as Programme Director for two country programmes, Baghi now leads WSUP’s work in mobilising and supporting investments in WASH.

A chartered civil engineer and water resources expert, Baghi previously worked for a major UK consultancy accumulating over three decades’ experience in programme, organisational and financial management. As Project Director and Regional Director he successfully led major development projects in developing countries, including in water and sanitation.

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