Åke Nilsson (Sweden)
Has worked with development issues and technical assistance for 31 years, of which he has spent 13 years living in countries in Asia and Africa.

He holds a Master’s Degree in natural resources management and environmental engineering, and a Licentiate Degree in hydrogeology.

His main working areas have been assessment and management of natural resources, especially water resources, and small-scale technical solutions for water supply. He has worked with these issues primarily from a development perspective and has extensive experience of identification, development, appraisal, co-ordination, administration, monitoring and evaluation of projects and programmes.

A major part of his work has dealt with development of institutional capacity, methodologies and policy, and he has extensive experience of research and training.

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