Portfolio of International Transboundary Water Management Projects

    Bulgaria
    Team Leader for Technical Assistance for Water Quality Management of Arda River

    Project Number: PHARE BG 2003/005-630.05
    Country: Bulgaria
    Contracting Authority: The Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works
    Contractor: ARCADIS (Netherlands)
    Beneficiaries: Municipality of Kurdzhali and Arda River Basin stakeholders
    Contract Value: 475,000 Euro
    Project Start Date: 12 December 2005
    Project Duration: 18 Months

    Team Leader for Integrated Management of the Waters of Nestos/Mesta River Basin

    Project Number: EUROPEAID/119665/D/SV/BG
    Country: Bulgaria
    Contracting Authority: The Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works
    Contractor: Sogreah (France) and Project Management Ltd (Ireland)
    Beneficiaries: The West Aegean River Basin Direcorate, Blagoevgrad; The Ministry of Environment and Water; The West Aegean River Basin Council and The Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works
    Contract Value: 400,000 Euro
    Project Start Date: 01 December 2004
    Project Duration: 12 Months
    Black Sea
    Chief Technical Advisor/Project Manager for the Black Sea Ecosystem Recovery Project

    The project (BSERP) supported regional aspects of nutrient control in the Black Sea coastal countries. It also aimed to strengthen the role of the Black Sea Commission to ensure the formulation, adoption, and implementation of a suite of harmonized legal and policy instruments for tackling the problem of eutrophication and release of certain hazardous substances; and to facilitate ecosystem recovery, including through sustainable use of living marine resources.

    The GEF Implementing Agency was the United Nations Development Agency (UNDP). The executing agent of the project was the United Nation Office for Project Services (UNOPS). This page of the website reflects my involvement and responsibilities as acting Project Coordinator/Chief Technical Advisor during Phase I of the BSERP.

    Responsibilities:
    • Establishing basin-wide consultative groups
    • Establishing and functioning of national inter-sectoral bodies
    • Reinforcing the legal background and promoting the implementation of the Global Programme of Action
    • Assisting with the project institutional network, including the Advisory Groups of the Black Sea Commission, Regional Activity Centres, NGOs and other stakeholders in project implementation
    • Management of the Small Grants Programme
    • Diffusing project outputs through newsletters, posters, technical reports and public information bulletins
    • Coordination of relevant activities of donors, participants in the funding and implementation of the overall Black Sea Environmental Programme
    • Preparation of progress reports concerning programme activities
    South Africa
    Project Expert for the Development of a Framework for Managing Water Resource Quality and Objectives in the Orange-Senqu River Basin

    Project Number: EuropeAid/125153/D/SER/Multi
    Country: South Africa
    Contracting Authority: European Development Fund
    Contractor: Atkins
    Beneficiaries: International Water Unit, Botswana, Dept. of Water Affairs, Lesotho, Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Namibia and Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, South Africa
    Contract Value: 20,000 Euro
    Project Start Date: 01 November 2009
    Project Duration: 2 Months
    Malawi
    Team Leader for the Development of an Environmental and Natural Resource Management Action Plan (ENRMAP) for the Upper Shire River Basin

    Country: Malawi
    Contracting Authority: Millennium Challenge Corporation
    Contractor: LTS International
    Beneficiaries: Millennium Challenge Account - Malawi, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Irrigation and Water Development
    Contract Value: 1,200,000 USD
    Project Start Date: 9th June 2010
    Project Duration: 6 Months

    In conjunction with MCC in Washington and MCA-Malawi, LTS Ltd, in partnership with The International Union for Conservation and Nature (IUCN), the Centre for Development Management (CDM) and Water Resource Associates (WRA), have recently been engaged in the development of an Environmental and Natural Resource Management Action Plan (ENRMAP) for the Upper Shire River Basin, with a focus on the East and West Malombe catchments.
    Macedonia
    Team Leader for the Improvement of the Management of the Vardar River Basin

    Assignment: Assisting in the process of improving the quality of water resources shared by Greece and the formerYugoslav republic of Macedonia, i.e. the Vardar river and the Dojran lake, so as to progress towards compliance with the EU Water Framework Directive.
    Contracting Authority: European Agency for Reconstruction, Skopje
    Beneficiaries: The Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning (MEPP), the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (MAFWE), and the Municipality of Dojran
    Contract Value: 1,000,000 Euro
    Financing Agency: European Union (CARDS)
    Consortium: Euroconsult Mott MacDonald (NL), Eptisa (Spain), Mott Macdonald (UK), GEING (fYROM)
    Composition of Team: Team Leader, Water Resources Specialist, Water Quality Specialist, Industrial Pollution Specialist, Hydrologist, Legal expert
    Period of Assignment: 18 months (Start date: January 2007)
    Albania
    Team Leader for the Development of Management Plans for the Drini-Buna and Semani River Basins

    Contracting Authority: The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
    Contract Value: 1,200,000 Euro
    Beneficiaries: The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
    Financing Agency: World Bank/Sida
    Consortium: Mott MacDonald, Abkons (Albania), DHI (Denmark)
    Period of Assignment: 24 months (Start date: March 2016)
    Montenegro
    Team Leader for the Strengthening Capacities for Implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive in Montenegro

    Contracting Authority: Delegation of the European Union to Montenegro
    Contract Value: 1,200,000 Euro
    Beneficiaries: The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
    Financing Agency: EU
    Consortium: Suez, Eptisa
    Period of Assignment: 36 months (Start date: February 2017)
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