Dr. Sarphati Sanitation Award 2017 Jury

The Jury members of the Dr. Sarphati Sanitation Awards 2017 have confirmed their participation in the Jury. Please read a short bio below:

Her Excellency  Lidi Remmelzwaal is the Interim Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Jordan.  She has worked as Ambassador to Ethiopia, the African Union and Djibouti (2013-2016), to Ghana (2006-2010) and Mozambique (2002-2006).

Ms. Remmelzwaal was graduated at Wageningen University as an Agricultural Engineer and she holds an MSc in Human Nutrition and Tropical Agriculture.  Ms. Remmelzwaal is Chair of World Waternet and she will be the Chairperson of the SSA Jury 2017.

Dr Arno Rosemarin is a Senior Research Fellow at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) in Sweden. Dr Rosemarin holds a PhD (Queens University, Canada) in eutrophication and now specializes in disaster risk reduction, sustainable sanitation, hygiene and water resources management, food security and phosphorus limitation, limnology and aquatic toxicology. He co-founded the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (www.susana.org; www.forum.susana.org) in 2007 and is currently managing the SuSanA knowledge platform development project sponsored by the Gates Foundation.

Dr. Claire Furlong recently joined the Environmental Engineering and Water Technology Department of the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education in the Netherlands, where she works as a lecturer in Non-Sewered Sanitation. She holds a PhD in Philosophy, and works on environmental engineering for developing  countries. She is specialized in Non-Sewered Sanitation and she  has worked and published at the University of Loughborough,  UK.  She has led research on fecal sludge treatment and re-use options.

Prof. Dr. Ir. Sybe Schaap studied  Agricultural engineering and Economic Sciences  and he holds a PhD in Philosophy.  Sybe Schaap teaches Water Policy and Governance at the Technical University Delft and the Wageningen University for Agricultural Sciences. At the same time, he is a member of the Dutch Senate and a publisher of various books on Philosophy. He is former Chair of a Water Board and of the Dutch Water Board Association. Currently he is Chair of the Netherlands Water Partnership.

Dr Graham Alabaster is Programme Manager of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) in Nairobi.  He has a first agree in Chemical Engineering and holds a PhD in Civil Engineering, has a special interest in human health and he has provided technical assistance on sustainable wastewater management and sanitation in Africa, Asia and Latin America as an international consultant.  He joined UNHABITAT in 1992 and has played a key role in building the Water, Sanitation and Infrastructure Branch and he represents UNHABITAT on many interagency bodies.