Director General of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
Dr. Mark Smith is Director General of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI). He was formerly IWMI’s Deputy Director General and Director of the Global Water Programme at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). He brings more than 25 years of research and program management experience in water resources, agriculture, climate and sustainability.
More information: www.iwmi.cgiar.org/about/staff-list/mark-smith
The conference debates and results will contribute to achieving the objectives of the thematic areas – “Groundwater in a Changing Environment” and “Education Key to Water Security” – of the 8th phase of the UNESCO IHP programme on “Water Security: Responses to Local, Regional, and Global Challenges.