Frank Wiederkehr

Acting CEO, Water Specialist

     Areas of expertise

  • Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM)
  • Multi-level Water Governance
  • Urban and rural water infrastructure
  • Capacity development in the water sector
  • Programme development and implementation, evaluation and backstopping

Frank Wiederkehr is member of the management board of Skat Consulting Ltd. He has more than 15 years of experience as a professional in international development cooperation. He has in-depth knowledge among others in integrated water resource management and multi-level water governance. He is very familiar with the instruments of the project/programme cycle management and has wide-ranging expertise in backstopping, quality assurance, monitoring and evaluation of projects, context sensitive programme management, gender, good governance as well as in moderation and facilitation of workshops and conference sessions.

Key data

Qualification (Institute) Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Development and Cooperation, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich, Switzerland

M.Sc. Natural Science, Biology with focus on Ecology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Working languages German (native), English (excellent), Spanish (intermediate), French (intermediate)
Nationality Swiss and Dutch
Years of Experience 15+
Country experience and regional expertise Eastern Europe: Albania, Bosnia& Herzegovina, Kosovo, Republic of North Macedonia, Serbia, Moldova

Asia: Afghanistan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Seychelles

Americas: Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia

Pacific: Australia

Selected projects, roles, achievements and publications
  • Backstopper to SDC’s Global Programme Water
  • Backstopper to SDC’s Integrated Water Resource Management Kosovo Project
  • SDC/SECO Regional Advisor for Water and Environment in the Western Balkans
Key clients
Affiliations and networks