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Mario Gerardo Carreño Saavedra

Mario Gerardo Carreño Saavedra

YEP period 2021 - 2023, batch 22

Young Expert at Waterschap Noorderzijlvest - Peru

First position after YEP

In between jobs

YEP Role

As a Technical Assistant in Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM), I work as the technical secretary of the water resources council of the basin Chira-Piura in Perú for Waterschap Noorderzijlvest. I am responsible for:

  • Providing technical assistance within the technical team responsible for the process of updating the IWRM plan
  • Applying research on the knowledge gaps identified in the IWRM plans
  • Organizing participating stakeholder meetings to fill knowledge gaps and links with international approaches.

All functions are to support local management of Blue Deal project Perú.


  • Project management
  • Decision making
  • Data monitoring and analysis
  • Networking
  • Self-learning
  • Flexible and adaptable to situations


  • Nationality: Peruvian
  • Education: Bachelor inEconomy at the National University of Piura, Peru.

Experience before YEP

    • Developed the collection and systematization of information on Piura’s water and sewage systems for the implementing interventions of the Chira-Piura Basin Water Resources Management Plan
    • Supported the preparation of the financial execution advance of the Chira-Piura Basin Water Resources Management Plan 
    • Placed and recovered the credits according to the established goals.
    • Promoted the different products of the bank and customer acquisition in the market credit.
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Organisation: Waterschap Noorderzijlvest
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