Mr. Michael Marler

Michael is a Civil Engineer with wide ranging experience in the Water Sector, Municipal Infrastructure and Asset Management, Waste Management and Renewable Energy. He is currently a Trustee of an NGO whose mandate is to assist Rural Communities gain access to water and sanitation with particular emphasis on community involvement in implementation. He has worked…

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Ms Zandile Kabini

Zandile Kabini holds the following qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce(Bcom) Informatics, Bcom (Hons) Informatics, Diploma in Business Analysis, Management Development Programme and a number of corporate Governance certificates from the Institute of Directors South Africa (IODSA). She is current;y pursuing a Mater of Commerce (Business Management) degree. As an ICT professional she has vast experience in…

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Dr. Patrice Kandolo Kabeya

Dr Patrice Kandolo Kabeya hold a Ph.D. in Economics and International Development, University of Bradford, United Kingdom. His areas of expertise include: Water Management, Economic Analysis for Water Investment Projects, Water Institutional Development, Application of research to water economy, Econometrics, and applied economy for economic development. He has lectured at various universities in the United…

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Dr George V. Lugomela

Dr. Lugomela is a seasoned hydrologist with 20 years’ experience in hydrology and water resources management with the Ministry of Water – Tanzania. Dr. Lugomela served as the National Decision Support System (DSS) Specialist for Tanzania during the development of the Nile Basin DSS from 2007 to 2012 where he successfully participated in its preparation.…

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Ms Maria Amakali

Maria Amakali is a Director in the Directorate Water Resources Management in the Department of Water Affairs in Namibia. She is a water resource manager with extensive experience in issues related to transboundary water management, integrated water resources management and water supply security issues in Namibia and SADC. She participated in several SADC water management…

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Mr Eelco Lukas

Eelco Lukas grew up in the Netherlands and is a civil engineer by training.After obtaining his Civil Engineering’s degree Eelco emigrated to South Africa and started working for the University of the Free State (UFS) where he qualified as a hydrogeologist. He is the developer of the Windows Interpretation System for Hydrogeologists (WISH) and is…

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Mr Trevor M. Shongwe

Mr. Shongwe is representing Swaziland. He is the substantive Chief Water Engineer and currently Director of Water Affairs in the Ministry of Natural Resources and Energy of Swaziland. He is charged with the planning and development of Swaziland’s surface and underground water resources. As the country’s focal point for the SADC Regional Strategic Action Program,…

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Mr James Sauramba

James is qualified civil engineer with an MBA. He grew up in Zimbabwe and has wide experience in the SADC region, having worked in Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. His work has involved water and sanitation projects, infrastructure development and climate change. James is charged with the establishment of the SADC-GMI, its…

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