Julie Bergamin

Assistant Coordinator, ApaSan Project Moldova

     Areas of expertise

  • survey design, project planning and monitoring
  • sustainability of rural water supply systems
  • public-public partnership

Julie Bergamin is a committed and results oriented water and sanitation expert, with expertise on project planning and monitoring, sustainability of rural water supply systems, survey design, public-public partnership, water tariffs, and business models for household water treatment and storage.

Key data

Qualification (Institute) MA in International Relations – Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva, Switzerland
Working languages French and Italian (native), English (fluent), Romanian (fluent), German (intermediate)
Years of Experience 9
Nationality Swiss and Italian
Country experience and regional expertise Eastern Europe : Republic of Moldova

Sub-Saharan Africa: Mauritania, Kenya

Asia: India, Bangladesh, Nepal

Select projects, roles, achievements and publications
  • “Serving those beyond utility reach in the Danube Region”, regional study lead by the World Banks’ Danube Water program, leader of the study for Moldova
  • Planning and monitoring manager for the ApaSan Project (Moldova): development and follow-up of project’s planning, monitoring and evaluation tools
  • Responsible of a household survey on rural water and sanitation in 26 villages of Moldova
  • Promotion and setting up of business models for household water treatment and storage (HWTS), specifically for the electro-chlorinator “WATA” devices
  • Responsible for the public-public partnership between the city of Lausanne (Switzerland) and the city of Nouakchott (Mauritania)
  • “Safe Water School Manual” (first edition, 2011), co-author of a SODIS and Antenna Technologies Foundation publication
  • Coordination of the Swiss campaign for sanitation on behalf of four Federal Offices and coordination of the Swiss presence at the 5th World Water Forum (2009)
  • “La tarification de l’eau en Suisse romande”, water utility of Lausanne, Switzerland
Key clients
Affiliations and networks
  • Aguasan, Swiss community of practice
  • Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation Water Network “RésEau”
  • RWSN, mapping and monitoring topic