International Water Management Consultant Advanced - Engineering / Master of Science NW6 4QH London United Kingdom Dear all, I am a French engineer, working internationally in the sector of water and environmental public services management. My multidisciplinary studies in International Agro-Development, completed by two Masters of Science in Water Management and Geospatial Analysis, enable me to integrate a variety of complementary notions (technical, economic, social) in the projects employing me. Trilingual (French, English, Spanish), and with 7 years of professional experience in many countries and for various stakeholders of the water and public services sectors, I am interested in projects management, advice and expertise, research and training missions, anywhere in the world. Feel free to contact me if my profile can serve your projects! Thank you, best wishes, Régis Garandeau. Work experience International Water Management Consultant (International mobility, based in London, United Kingdom) Since Mission: - Participation to municipal, regional and national Master Plans in Iraq: water April 2011 & land resources, irrigation, drinking water, sewage, solid waste, transport (SGI, UNDP, Iraqi and Kurdish Governments) - Publications on IT and GIS technologies for water services management (IRC, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation) Member of the Board of Directors (Cergy, France) Since Mission: Strategic advice to the Direction of this International Agro-Development March 2009 Engineering School. Water and Habitat Engineer (Najaf and Basrah, Iraq; Benghazi, Libya) October 2009 International Committee of the Red Cross (Swiss based International Organisation) April 2011 Mission: Coordination of the water and habitat activities of the ICRC in Southern Iraq, then Eastern Libya: rehabilitation and reconstruction of urban and rural infrastructures for water and sanitation (treatment and pumping stations, networks), health (hospitals, primary health care centres, physical rehabilitation centres), improvement of the living conditions in detention centres. International Water Management Consultant (International mobility, bases in Hong Kong and France) October 2007 Freelance consultant / Director of Ginkgo Consulting Ltd (Consultancy firm, Hong September 2009 Kong) Mission: Advice, training, research, management or evaluation of water (drinking water and irrigation), sanitation, hygiene and public health projects: - Integration: water / agriculture / education / public health / economic and human development - Development, rehabilitation or emergency situations - Rural, peri-urban or urban contexts Examples of projects: - Writing the Thematic Overview Paper on WASH projects monitoring and impact assessment (IRC, Gates Foundation) - Emergency and Early Recovery technical assistance and projects management in Bangladesh (UNICEF, WASH Cluster Bangladesh) - Professionalizing the manual drilling sector in Chad (Practica Foundation, UNICEF and the Chadian Ministry of Water) - Technical translations around handpumps management policies in Africa (WSP / World Bank) Sustainable Development Projects Manager (Tangiers, Morocco) October 2006 Veolia Water (French private company) October 2007 Mission: Management of peri-urban electricity, water and sanitation projects (networks extensions, social connections with 0% interest loans, progressive tariff mechanisms, cross-subsidies), environmental and health education projects in slums and schools (2.5M US$), evaluation of their health, socio-economic and environmental impacts with partners (Ministries, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, World Bank, NGOs). Visiting Engineer (El Alto, Bolivia) May 2007 Suma Jayma (Bolivian NGO) June 2007 Mission: 3 weeks visit of the NGO and its water supply field work in rural communities of the Altiplano (springboxes, gravity-fed networks with standposts or house connections, wells with handpumps). Research Assistant and Consultant (Wivenhoe and Cranfield, UK ; Delft, Netherlands) March 2006 Aguaconsult Ltd, Cranfield University, International Water and Sanitation Centre September 2006 (European research consortium) Mission: Global research on water, sanitation and hygiene development technologies and approaches, commissioned by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (click on the link below to see publications). Emergency Public Health Engineer and Researcher (Monrovia, Liberia ; Gonaïves, Haïti ; Nias, Indonesia) June 2004 Oxfam GB (British NGO) September 2005 Mission: Research, design and management of emergency public health projects after armed conflicts and natural disasters (publication available on demand). Delegate of the Arab Republic of Egypt (Geneva, Switzerland) March 2004 Geneva International Model of United Nations 2004 (Swiss association) March 2004 Mission: Delegate of the Arab Republic of Egypt during student debates organised by the Security Council around water geopolitics in the Middle-East. Intern Engineer (Cairo, Egypt) June 2002 Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies (French private company) December 2002 Mission: Co-management of the rehabilitation project of an industrial effluents treatment plant at Daewoo Motor Egypt. Volunteer (Paris, France ; Tuili, Burkina-Faso) July 1999 Atout Lire au Burkina-Faso (French NGO) June 2002 Mission: Education and local development projects design with local NGOs and Authorities, sponsors finding, organisation of school building campaigns in Burkina-Faso, conferences in France. Delegate of the World Bank (Geneva, Switzerland) March 2002 Geneva International Model of United Nations 2002 (Swiss association) March 2002 Mission: Delegate of the World Bank during student debates organised by the World Health Organisation around the project Roll Back Malaria. Intern Technician (Huacho, Peru) June 2001 Centro de Asistencia, Proyectos y Estudios Rurales (Peruvian NGO) September 2001 Mission: Diagnosis of gravity irrigation networks, participation to the elaboration of an apiarian micro-credit project. Intern Worker (Salamanca, Spain) June 2000 Finca Valverde (Spanish private company) July 2000 Mission: Agricultural worker in a 700 hectares Spanish mixed farming and stockbreeding farm (cereals, bovines for meat and corrida, horses dressage, rural tourism). Diplomas and education UCL, University College London (London, United Kindom) Since Master of Science in Geospatial Analysis. Geographic Information Science (GIS), September 2011 modelling and geographic, demographic, socio-economic, urban and environmental spatio-temporal analysis. Cranfield University (Cranfield, UK) October 2003 Master of Science in Water Management. Integrated water management, with a focus October 2004 on water, sanitation and hygiene in developing countries. Best student of the year. Area of specialisation: Community Water and Sanitation RedR, Register of Engineers for Disasters and Relief (Cambridge, UK) June 2004 June Training in Emergency Environmental Health Engineering. Shelters, water and 2004 sanitation, health and security issues. ISTOM, Ecole d'Ingénieur en Agro-Développement International (Cergy, France) September 1999 Engineering diploma in International Agro-Development. ISTOM is a multidisciplinary July 2003 school training executives with technical, economic and social skills for international organisations and companies involved in agriculture, environment, trade and development. This school celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2008. Area of specialisation: Rural and Agricultural Hydraulics 2iE, International Institute for Water and Environmental Engineering (Ouagadougou, Burkina-Faso) January 2003 Specialisation in Rural and Agricultural Hydraulics. Integrated management of April 2003 irrigation, community water supply and rural development projects. European Highschool Charles de Gaulle (Dijon, France) September 1996 General and scientific studies, in both French and English. Achievement of European July 1999 Scientific A-levels with honours. Area of specialisation: Physics and Chemistry Computing skills Software Java, Python. Languages Regular use of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, ArcGIS 10 and Internet. Notions on Access, Epanet, Autocad. Language skills French Speaking competence: Native Written competence: Native speaker speaker English Speaking competence: Fluent Written competence: Fluent Spanish Speaking competence: Fluent Written competence: Intermediate German Speaking competence: School level Written competence: School level Arabic Speaking competence: Basic level Written competence: Basic level Various Publications - "( األسر ق ال ذهب وت حدي ات ال عزاقIraq and the challenges of Blue Gold)", Garandeau R. (ISTOM Mag, 2010: electronic copy available upon request) - "Evaluating & improving the WASH Sector: Strengthening governance, learning about complexity, assessing change", Garandeau R., Casella D., Bostoen K. (IRC, 2009: downloadable on IRC's website) - "ISTOM 100 ans", several authors including Michel Griffon, Deputy Director of the French National Research Agency (ISTOM, 2008: paper version only) - "Landscaping of the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Sector, Technologies and Approaches", written by a consortium of researchers from Cranfield University, IRC and Aguaconsult (IRC, 2006: downloadable on IRC's website) - "Chlorination for Hand Dug Wells in Monrovia", Garandeau R. Trevett A., Bastable A. (Waterlines, 2006 : electronic copy available upon request) - "La traversée du Sahel en mobylette", Garandeau R., Migraine J.B., Dolidon B. (ISTOM Mag, 2004: electronic copy available upon request) Translations Translation of technical documents : - "Understanding groundwater and wells in manual drilling", written by Arjen van der Wal, peer-read by various experts including Prof. Richard Carter, and published by the Practica Foundation. Downloadable in several languages on Practica's website (French version Régis Garandeau and Julien Labas) - Interface of the PATHS software ("Policy Analysis Tool for Handpumps Sustainability"), designed and published by the WSP / World Bank (French version Régis Garandeau and Jérôme Rihouey) E-networks Member of the ISTOM Alumni network, creator and member of Cranfield University's Community Water Supply network. These networks, available on the internet, gather more than 1200 professionals working in the fields of agriculture, environment and water in more than 120 countries. Other qualifications - Concrete field testing certification (ACI, 2010) - Driving license (2001, full) - First Aid Certificate and Certificate in Health and Safety Regulations (FFSS, 2000) Visited countries (work, studies, tourism) North Africa, Middle-East : Morocco, Libya, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Jordan, Iraq, Kuwait Sub-Saharan Africa : Senegal, Liberia, Mali, Burkina-Faso, Chad Americas : United States, Cuba, Haiti, Peru, Bolivia Asia : India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Singapore, Macao, Hong Kong Europe : France, Ireland, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Spain, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Turkey Oceania : Australia (Click on the link below to see the map) Hobbies Juggling, kites flying, chess, football, gardening, guitar. References If you wish to get references on my work, I can give you the contact details of my previous employers (with their agreement). 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