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Tom Williams

Director, Agriculture and Food

Tom Williams has a background in public health sciences and is committed to contributing to social and environmental development. Tom was previously Programmes Director at the International Water Association (IWA) ? the largest global network of water professionals – addressing and responding to some of the significant challenges we face in managing the water cycle.

Tom has worked in both developed and developing countries, with experience collaborating with a range of stakeholders including utilities, government, research institutes, businesses, donor agencies, UN agencies and NGOs. Tom has also spent time working as a short-term consultant for the World Bank on utility strengthening and reform issues. Tom is particularly interested in the connecting role that water can play across multiple SDGs and keen to enable business to have a demonstrable impact on improving water security globally. Tom is a UK national; he holds an MSC in Microbiology from Hertfordshire University (UK) and is currently completing an Executive MBA at the Rotterdam School of Management. Tom is married with one child.