The Office of the Chief Operating Officer (COO) oversees all SIWI’s project work and guides the organization’s strategic development.
The Chief Operating Officer Karin Gardes and her team play a key role in SIWI’s current and future operations. This includes ensuring that the organization has the right capacity and developing efficient processes for the programmatic work.
The COO team guides SIWI on topics such as project design, implementation, and reporting, but also on the more long-term strategic development so that SIWI can continue to contribute to good water governance across the world.
Anna Tengberg, PhDSenior AdvisorOffice of the Chief Operating Officer
Anna's works focuses on water for resilient landscapes and landscape governance.
Cristina ColomanBusiness Development ManagerOffice of the Chief Operating Officer
Experienced partnerships and project manager
Håkan Tropp, PhDProgramme Director Office of the Chief Operating Officer
Håkan is a leader on water governance with sustainable inclusive impact.
Karin GardesChief Operating Officer / Acting Executive DirectorOffice of the Chief Operating Officer, Office of Executive Director
Karin focuses on global impact, strategy development and partnership building.
Through GO-WATER, SIWI offers capacity development on water governance. The programme aims to reduce poverty and inequality by improving water security and resilience.Explore the project