WSUP mourns the death of Her Majesty the Queen

Out of respect, following the death of Her Majesty the Queen, WSUP has suspended external communications. Whilst WSUP’s vital work on the ground continues in Africa and South Asia, we have decided that in recognition of the national and international periods of mourning for HM Queen Elizabeth ll, we will pause our external website and […]


Neil Jeffery: Departing reflections from WSUP’s Chief Executive

By Neil Jeffery Today is my last day at WSUP after eight years as Chief Executive. I let the Board know of my decision to step down at the end of last year. The substantial notice period allowed for a stable and ordered handover to the new CEO, Ed Mitchell, a very knowledgeable and experienced […]


Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor welcomes new global CEO

Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) is pleased to announce Ed Mitchell as the new Chief Executive Officer of the non-profit company, following Neil Jeffery’s decision to step down after eight successful years leading WSUP. Rt Hon Lord Boateng, Chair of the Board at WSUP, welcomed the new appointment. “Ed has an impressive […]


WSUP Chief Executive Neil Jeffery to step down

After eight years leading Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP), Neil Jeffery has announced his intention to step down from the role of Chief Executive. Neil has been a driving force behind the organisation’s growth in recent years, overseeing the organisation as it has increased the numbers of under-served people in cities that […]


WSUP publishes 2020-2021 Annual Report

WSUP has launched its 2020-2021 Annual Report, presenting our operations and impact in the year up to March 2021. Through work in our core countries Bangladesh, Kenya, Ghana, Madagascar, Mozambique, and Zambia, plus our emerging presence in Uganda and consultancy work in Malawi and Cambodia, we were proud to improve the lives of 6.7 million […]


WSUP publishes new Business Plan 2020-2025

WSUP has today, World Cities Day, published its new Business Plan outlining its priorities for the period 2020-2025. Read the Business Plan now: The plan is based around five Strategic Goals, which reflect our vision for changing the ability of cities to provide basic services to the poorest residents. Strategic Goals: “There are 10 years […]