New Program Manager SWPN appointed

Nick Tandi Siwi PhotoThe SWPN has appointed Nick Tandi as the new Program Manager. He assumed his duties as of March 1st, 2017. The SWPN is a multi-stakeholder platform, brokered by the 2030 WRG, chaired by the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), and co-chaired by South African Breweries (SAB) on behalf of business.

Before joining the SWPN, Nick was Program Manager at the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) where he co-led its work on mobilizing finance for water infrastructure in Africa. Nick was previously associated with the SWPN from 2013 – 2014 when he helped initiate many of the current working group projects. He also brings experience from the United Nations Development Programme and a SADC program called WaterNet, where he managed partnerships and their associated projects in different parts of the developing world.

Nick has an educational background in natural sciences (BSc with honors in Soil Science), social sciences (MSc Social Ecology) and more recently in development finance (post-graduate course).

Contact details: nick.tandi@thenbf.co.za