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Dernière mise à jour : Mai 2018

Bénédicte Rulleau

Research fellow in economics

INRAE - France

Rita Salgado Brito

Assistant Researcher

LNEC - Portuguese National Laboratory for Civil Engineering - Portugal

Elvira Estruch Juan


ITA. Department of Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering. Universitat Politècnica de València - Spain

Boudewijn Neijens

Chief Marketing Officer

Copperleaf - Canada

Helena Alegre

Head of the Hydraulics and Environment Department

LNEC - Portuguese National Laboratory for Civil Engineering - Portugal

Nicolas Caradot

Project coordinator

KWB Berlin - Germany

Oliver Nachevski

Vice Chair IWA Strategic Asset Management Specialist Group / Project Manager

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH - North Macedonia

Rita Amaral

Advisor of the board at LIS-Water

Lisbon International Centre for Water - Portugal

Takayuki Sawai

Group Leader, Planning & Strategy Department, Waterworks Division

NJS Co., Ltd. - Japan

Cristiano Gonçalves Nascimento Gouveia

Operations Manager

Caesb - Brazil

Eric J. Montes

VP & Head - Integrated Asset Managemeny

Maynilad Water Services, Inc. - Philippines

Andres Torres

Full Professor

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana - Colombia

Caty Werey

Research engineer in pubilc management at GESTE research unit

INRAE - France

Dominique Gatel

Vice president - Public affairs/water

Veolia - France

Eddy Renaud

Researcher Deputy director of the ETBX research unit

INRAE - France

Kévin Caillaud

Researcher fellow in sociology

INRAE - France

Manuel Carrilho Alvarinho

President and founder of the CRA

Water and Sanitation Regulatory Council - Mozambique

Olivier Piller

Senior research scientist & head of the water infrastructure asset management team

INRAE - France

Ralph Beuken

Scientific Researcher

KWR Water Research Institute - the Netherlands

Rita Ugarelli

Chief Scientist

SINTEF AS - Norway

Sveinung Sægrov

Professor water and environmental engineering

Norwegian University of Science and Technology - Norway

Walter Graf

Senior Project Manager

GHD - Falls Church, Virginia, USA

Yves Le Gat

INRAE - France

Frédéric Cherqui


DEEP laboratory - INSA Lyon / Univ. Lyon 1 - France