Roger Schmid

Water and Environmental Sanitation Specialist/Transport Specialist

Areas of expertise:

  • Water and environmental sanitation
  • Rural infrastructure
  • Soil-water management
  • Backstopping and coaching of implementing agencies and staff
  • Project cycle management support
  • Institutional development and capacity building
  • Networking and knowledge management
  • Policy development
  • Situation analysis and evaluation

Roger Schmid is an experienced water and environmental sanitation specialist who combines technical expertise, backstopping proficiency and strategic reasoning for challenges in water supply, sanitation, water governance and rural infrastructure.

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Qualification (Institute) M.Sc. in Rural Engineering with Specialization in Environmental issues (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland)
Working languages German (native), French (advanced), English (advanced), Dutch (intermediate), Spanish (elementary)
Years of Experience 20+
Nationality Swiss
Country experience and regional expertise Sub-Saharan Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Chad, DR Congo, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Rwanda

Asia: China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

Eastern Europe: Albania, Kosovo, Moldova, North Macedonia

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