Jan 16, 2012

Stockholm International Water Institute's Anders Berntell to Leave for Washington

Executive director to take on new position with 2030 Water Resources Group

After ten years, Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) Executive Director Anders Berntell is leaving for a position as executive director of 2030 Water Resources Group at the International Finance Corp. within the World Bank Group.

Berntell took over as executive director at SIWI in February 2002. He has helped develop the institute’s World Water Week and Stockholm Water Prize and also focused on developing its Knowledge Services, which aims to support water management and development initiatives by offering advisory services and applied research.

He will start his new position in March. Currently SIWI is recruiting for a new executive director.