We are delighted to welcome Alana Potter as our new director of research and advocacy!

Alana previously led the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre’s Africa Regional Programme, focussing on influencing sector change at district, national, regional and international levels, strengthening and influencing partnerships, policies and practices within and between government, civil society, users and private providers towards equitable and sustainable water and sanitation services.

She brings 20 years water and sanitation governance, planning, policy, monitoring and evaluation experience, and holds an MA in Psychology from the University of the Witwatersrand.