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Webinar - Pathways to Become a Humanitarian Engineer


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Pathways to Become a Humanitarian Engineer

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About the event
How do you become a “humanitarian engineer”? What are the roles and what are the pathways to get there? This panel discussion explores the paths of three engineers who are working in the humanitarian sector.

About the speakers
Tom Mosquera - Chief of Party and Programme Director, Mercy Corps

Tom is the Chief of Party and Programme Director in DR Congo (DRC) for Mercy Corps with donors USAID and UKAid, working on multi sector programmes aimed at delivering sustainable water services to more than 1.8 million people with the outcome of improving access and service within the water sector. With a background in Water Engineering and Business Management spanning over 30 years, Tom has worked in numerous countries on major Infrastructure projects in UK, Middle East, Asia, Australia and Africa. Tom’s focus has always been on major programmes and business leadership with a passion for making a meaningful positive change in the world. His interests are in opportunities that are ground-breaking and aim to deliver a much better outcome than traditional approaches by developing sustainable economic models.

Jack Nugent - Country Manager (Timor-Leste), Engineers Without Borders

Jack is a Mechanical Engineer with 8 years of experience working on community development and emergency response and recovery WASH projects in Timor-Leste, Tanzania and Tonga, and the development and delivery of Humanitarian Engineering curriculum with the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, NZ. Currently based in Dili, Timor-Leste, Jack is a Technical Advisor and acting Regional Manager for Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB), supporting EWB's program teams in Timor-Leste, Cambodia and Vanuatu to deliver EWB's Technology Development program.

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