Bill is a water and sanitation specialist with three-and-a-half years’ experience. His work primarily concerns rural water supply, with a focus on systems strengthening and management arrangements.
While at Aguaconsult, he has led multiple projects supporting NGOs such as GOAL and Welthungerhilfe, as well as Rotary International to increase the sustainability of their interventions. Bill has led research assignments, most notably a recent study on corruption in Zambia for the Water Integrity Network and a large multi-country study for WaterAid. He has also provided research support for multi-country studies on management and maintenance arrangements for rural water services for WaterAid and IRC WASH, and the resilience of sanitation services and service providers for GIZ, Resilient Cities Network and Grand Challenges Canada. Bill has led stakeholder consultations at the national and district levels and helped develop an innovative toolkit to support WASH practitioners apply systems strengthening approaches.
Before working for Aguaconsult, Bill completed an MA in Governance and Public Policy from the University of Sheffield and gained in-country field experience during an eight-month internship at MAPLE Consult in Accra. At Sheffield, he won the University of Sheffield’s ‘Best MA Dissertation Prize’ for his work analysing how to ensure the effective implementation of international health agreements.