The election process for the regional seats in South Asia and Eastern & Southern Africa is now closed. The two newly elected members are:
Dr. Megha Phansalkar is an urban regional planner who has worked in the development sector for over 20 years. She specializes in community-led development in rural water supply, rural and urban sanitation and rural development.
Megha currently works as a consultant on a number of different World Bank projects.
To read Megha’s biography*, please click here.
Doreen Wandera is a highly-experienced professional, with expertise in several fields, including executive leadership and institutional governance. She has served on several international, regional and national executive committees and boards.
Doreen currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Petroleum Authority of Uganda.
To read Doreen’s biography*, please click here.
Learn more about WSSCC’s Steering Committee here.
*The biographies were written by the winners.
Ms Hind Khatib-Othman is currently the Chair of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) having assumed this role in late 2018. Ms Khatib-Othman brings extensive leadership capabilities and a deep knowledge of international development work to the role, including grant making and programme finance operations. Since joining she has been keen to reinvigorate […]
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