Florian Klingel

Deputy CEO, Water and Sanitation Specialist

Areas of expertise:

  • Water supply
  • Sanitation
  • Integrated Water Resource Management
  • Governance aspects of water service provision and water resources management
  • Project management, programme planning, evaluation and backstopping
  • Knowledge management, networking, capacity development

Florian Klingel is an experienced water supply, sanitation and water resources management expert. He has been involved as project manager or technical expert in development, research and infrastructure projects, and carried out activities for project management, project planning, evaluation, technical design, construction supervision, backstopping, knowledge management, networking, capacity development, policy development, and scientific research.

Key data

Qualification (Institute) Rural and Environmental Engineer (Dipl-Ing. EPFL)
Working languages German, English, French, Spanish
Nationality German
Years of Experience 20+
Country experience and regional expertise Sub-Saharan Africa: Senegal

Asia: Vietnam, Philippines, Thailand, India, Tajikistan

Americas: Nicaragua, Honduras, Peru

Europe: Switzerland, Germany, Moldova, Kosovo, Ukraine

Select projects, roles, achievements and publications
Key clients
Affiliations and networks
  • Skat representative in the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA)
  • Member and facilitator (on behalf of SDC) in SDC’s water network RésEAU