Young Expert at World Water Academy - South Africa
YEP period 2019 - 2021, batch 17
I am the assistant project coordinator for World Water Academy for the OKP-Project titled Bridging the water: co-create to learn & experience. The project aims to sustainably bridge the gaps between theory and practice in the South African water sector through embedding an action-learning and co-creating approach to lead to better water management, improved water services and livelihood improvement in South African municipalities. I am based at the Institute of Water and Wastewater Technology at the Durban University of Technology. As an assistant project coordinator, I work closely with various stakeholders of the project to ensure that project objectives are met within set timeframes.
- Stakeholder engagement
- Project coordination
- Effective communication
- Integrated Water Resource Management
Nationality: South African
Education: MSc Hydrology (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Experience before YEP
Two year’s experience at eThekwini Municipality working in the Climate Protection Department and eThekwini Water and Sanitation. Projects involved in: Palmiet River Rehabilitation Project and; Water Use Licensing Applications for Wastewater Treatment Works in the Durban metropolitan area.