Julie Smolnitchi

Water and Governance Specialist

Areas of expertise

  • Designing, steering and facilitation of learning processes
  • Knowledge Networks
  • Project design, planning, monitoring and evaluation, particularly in water and local governance
  • Policy dialogue, policy influencing, thinking and working politically
  • Sustainability of rural water supply systems

Julie Smolnitchi is a committed and results oriented water and governance specialist, with a passion for power dynamics and dedicated to supporting teams and groups to engage in inspiring dialogues.

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 17
Nationality Swiss and Italian
Country experience and regional expertise Eastern Europe & Balkans: Ukraine, Moldova, North Macedonia, Kosovo

Sub-Saharan Africa: Mauritania, Kenya

Asia: India, Bangladesh, Nepal

Select projects, roles, achievements and publications
Key clients Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
Affiliations and networks