The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is delighted to announce the appointment of Henry Roman as IWMI’s Regional Representative for Southern Africa, and Country Representative for South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Roman, an expert in circular economy and water innovation, brings over 20 years of invaluable experience to these crucial roles. He will lead IWMI’s initiatives in the region, focusing on innovative water management strategies, sustainable development, and the enhancement of agricultural productivity. Roman has a PhD in Biotechnology and an MSc in Biochemistry backed with extensive industry experience in the public sector, private sector and NGO spaces.
Additionally, IWMI is pleased to announce the appointment of Greenwell Matchaya, Senior Researcher and Nora Hanke-Louw, Project Coordinator, as Deputy Country Representatives for South Africa who will work closely with Henry Roman in their respective capacities. Matchaya and Hanke-Louw will further strengthen IWMI’s capabilities to address the multifaceted challenges of water management.