Alumni

Class profile – CAS WASH 2021-2022

Ibrahim Hussein Abdisalam – Graduated in 2022

Nationality : Somalia
Contact : wash@moh.gov.so
Degrees : Master degree in Public Health at Benadir University.

Recent professional experiences
Head of WASH and Environmental Health section; Minster of health and Human service of Somalia.

Akbarov Akmal – Graduated in 2022

Nationality : Tajikistan
Contact : a.akbarov@sie-isw.org
Degrees : Engineer-mechanic, Diploma with honors; Tajik Technical University.

Recent professional experiences
Project Engineer, Comprehensive Water Supply and Sanitation project (COWASS), Tajikistan.

Amelework Sisay – Studies underway

Nationality : Ethiopia
Contact : myamen153@gmail.com
Degrees : MSc. in Environmental science and Technology; Jimma University.

Recent professional experiences
Senior Hydrogeologist; Jimma Zone Water and Energy Office.

Abdinur Aweis Ahmed – Studies underway

Nationality : Somalia
Contact : aweys3434@gmail.com
Degrees : Degree of  Environmental Engineering at  Istanbul university; Turkey.

Recent professional experiences
Head of Groundwater Management at the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources.

Birtukan Birhanu – Studies underway

Nationality : Ethiopia
Contact : birtukanbirhanu013@gmail.com
Degrees : Bachelor of Science Degree in Water Supply and Environmental Engineering.

Recent professional experiences
Solid Waste and Swerage Model Designing Officer; Sidama Zone Hawassa Zuriya Woreda Urban Development and Housing Office.

Cozar Grafia Sergio – Graduated in 2022

Nationality : Spain
Contact : sergio.cozar@solidar.ch
Degrees : Master of Science in Business and  Administration, post graduate in Humanitarian Studies. 

Recent professional experiences
Humanitarian assistance coordinator; Solidar Suisse.

Fontana Lorenzo – Graduated in 2022

Nationality : Italy
Contact : lorenzo.fontana1@supsi.ch
Degrees : Master in Architecture.

Recent professional experiences
Project coordinator. 

Hertgers Anne-Lize – Graduated in 2022

Nationality : Netherlands
Contact : a.hertgers@aded-suisse.org
Degrees : MA African Studies, University of Geneva. 

Recent professional experiences
Coordinator and Project Manager; ADED Geneva; urbaMonde Geneva.

Nahavitatsara Angelo – Graduated in 2022

Nationality : Madagascar
Contact : angelo.nahavitatsara@medair.org
Degrees : MA social philosophy. Tomasina University, Madagascar.

Recent professional experiences
Coordinateur National de Programme Urgence
ONG international Medair, Antananarivo Madagascar.

Omari Romal – Graduated in 2022

Nationality : Afghanistan
Contact : romari@unicef.org
Degrees : MA business andministration, University of South Wales  – UK. 

Recent professional experiences
WASH officer, UNICEF

Paul Patrick Onyango – Graduated in 2022

Nationality : Kenya
Contact : patrick.onyango@echofield.eu
Degrees : Bachelor of Science (BSc.) Degree in Civil and Hydraulic Engineering (Majoring in Water Supply & Sewage Disposal).

Recent professional experiences
WASH in EU ECHO at Regional Office Nairobi.

Peter Andreas – Graduated in 2022

Nationality : Switzerland
Contact : Andreas.Peter.WVZ@zuerich.ch
Degrees : PhD at Eawag.

Recent professional experiences
Water Suppy Zurich (WVZ); Head of Quality Division.

Rahaman Shafiur – Graduated in 2022

Nationality : Bangladesh
Contact : shafiur.mr@outlook.com
Degrees : Master of Public Health: Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran; GIBACHT Fellowship: Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM), Hamburg, Germany.

Recent professional experiences
Program Manager: Research (Mental Health); Action Against Hunger Consultant: RANAS Ltd., Zurich

Riva Alessandra – Graduated in 2022

Nationality : Switzerland
Contact : alessandrariva@live.com
Degrees : University of Bern, Master in Chemistry.

Recent professional experiences
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin Feststoffhaushalt in Gewässern, BAFU, Sektion Hydrologie.

Rusterholz Marc – Graduated in 2022

Nationality : Switzerland
Contact : m.rusterholz86@gmail.com
Degrees : Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering UAS Zurich ZHAW. 

Recent professional experiences
Hetzer, Jäckli und Partner AG, Uster.

Soldati Veronica  – Graduated in 2022

Nationality : Switzerland
Contact : veronica.soldati@ticino.com
Degrees : MS in Agricultural science ETH; CAS CS SUPSI.

Recent professional experiences: Associazione traffico e ambiente, Bellinzona.

 

Class profile – CAS WASH 2020-2021

Agegnehu Asfaw Yebeltal – Graduated in 2021

Nationality : Ethiopia
Contact : yebagface@gmail.com
Degrees : Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Engineering and Mechanization, Hawassa University

Recent professional experiences
Lecturer, Hawassa University Institute of Technology. Head of Water Supply and Environmental Engineering department.

Bouhia Elias – Graduated in 2021

Nationality : Switzerland 
Contact : e.bouhia@gmail.com
Degrees : Master’s degree in Middle Eastern studies, University of Geneva

Recent professional experiences
Intern at SOS Villages d’Enfants Maroc in El-Jadida, Morocco

Cabral Pedro – Graduated in 2021

Nationality : Portugal 
Contact : pbmcabral@gmail.com
Degrees : Master’s in Mechanical Engineering, University of Lisbon

Recent professional experiences
HVAC Project Engineer, Amstein et Walthert, Geneva

Godenzi Stefano – Graduated in 2021

Nationality : Switzerland
Contact : stefano.godenzi@gmail.com
Degrees : Bachelor of Science ZFH in Civil Engineering. Major in urban water supply systems. Zurich University of Applied Sciences. 

Recent professional experiences
Advisor in Civil Engineering (SDC). AMCA (NGO), Managua, Nicaragua.

Gonçalves Mariana – Graduated in 2021

Nationality : –
Contact : mariana.mm.gon@gmail.com
Degrees : Bachelor in Civil Engineering and MSc in Hydrology and Water resources. Technical University of Lisbon.  

Recent professional experiences
Arup, UK. Integrated Catchment and Wastewater Modeller.

Herger Michael – Graduated in 2021

Nationality : Switzerland
Contact : michiherger@bluemail.ch
Degrees : Master of Science in Geography.  University of Bern. MAS in Development and Cooperation. ETH Zürich NADEL.   

Recent professional experiences
Swiss Red Cross. Junior Programme Coordinator.

Hilty Peter – Graduated in 2021

Nationality : Switzerland
Contact : peter.hilty@bluewin.ch
Degrees : Master in Civil Engineering, ETH Zürich

Recent professional experiences
Member of the Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit

Hirschi Romain – Graduated in 2021

Nationality : Switzerland
Contact : romain.hirschi@gmail.com
Degrees : Bachelor of Science HES in environmental engineering, HEIG-VD. Federal Certificate of Prificiency (Cartographer), Swisstopo, Wa Bern.   

Recent professional experiences
Environmental engineer, Ecoscan SA, Etudes en environnement, Lausanne. 

Indra Mantong Hariady – Studies underway

Nationality : Indonesia
Contact : harrymantong51@gmail.com
Degrees : Master of Science of Water Resources and Evironmnetal Managament, University of Twente, Netherlands. 

Recent professional experiences
Stafff at IPDMIP, Irrigation and Wetland Unit, Public Works and Water Resources Department, Government of Central Sulawesi Province.

Khairul Bashar – Graduated in 2022

Nationality : Bangladesh
Contact : khairul.bashar@bdrcs.org
Degrees : B.Sc. Civil Engineering, University of Asia Pacific, Dhaka.  

Recent professional experiences
WASH Expert. Population Movement Operation. Bangladesh Red Crescent Society.

Neuhaus Benjamin – Graduated in 2021

Nationality : Switzerland
Contact : neuhaus.benjamin@gmail.com
Degrees : Master in Mechanical Engineering, EPFL Lausanne. Certificate, EPFL Lausanne, Specialization in Hydraulic Machinery Engineering. 

Recent professional experiences
Technology Platform for Hydraulic Machines, Senior test engineer, project manager, R&D and quality manager. 

Nji Kum Edwin – Studies underway

Nationality : Cameroon
Contact : ing.edwinkumnji@gmail.com
Degrees : MEng in Civil Engineering, University of Bamneda. MBA in Project Management, University of Buea. 

Recent professional experiences
Water and Habitat (WatHab) Engineer/Projet Manager, International Committee of the Red Cross for Central Africa.

Perrochet Léa – Graduated in 2021

Nationality : Switzerland
Contact : lea.perrochet@unine.ch
Degrees : –

Recent professional experiences
PhD student, University of Neuchâtel

Rashid Ali – Studies underway

Nationality : Pakistan
Contact : rashidali145@yahoo.com
Degrees : BSc Biological Sciences, MSc Environmental Sciences, 1st Division University of Peshawar.

Recent professional experiences
Assistant Manager SWM, Water and Sanitation Services Peshawar WSSp.

Sumbane Francisco Fernando – Graduated in 2021

Nationality : Mozambique
Contact : francisco.sumbane@helvetas.org
Degrees : Water and Sanitation Engineer (Civil Engineer), Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo. Master degree in Vias de Comunicação (roads) by Plitécnica Univerity, Nampula. 

Recent professional experiences
Project Coordinator,  Mozambique country, Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation.

Vogt Marie-Louise – Graduated in 2022

Nationality : Mozambique
Contact : marielouisev@bluewin.ch
Degrees : DEA in Earth Sciences and Environment, University of Lausanne. PhD in Hydrogeology, CHYN, University of Neuchâtel. 

Recent professional experiences
Project Manager for CSD Ingénieurs SA, Switzerland. 

Zerubabel Tesfaye  – Graduated in 2021

Nationality : Ethiopia
Contact : zerubabel.tesfaye@yahoo.com
Degrees : Bachelor of Science in Electrical and computer Engineering, Addis Ababa University. 

Recent professional experiences

 

Class profile – CAS WASH 2019-2020

Benedetti Alessandra – Graduated in 2020

Nationality : Switzerland, Italy
Contact : alessandra.benedetti@live.it
Degrees : Laurea in Valutazione e Controllo Ambientale, University of Insubria

Recent professional experiences
Project manager/designer in the environmental engineering domain.

Bulgheroni Monica – Graduated in 2020

Nationality : Switzerland
Contact :  monibulgheroni@gmail.com
Degrees : MA of Science in geosciences and environment, University of Lausanne

Recent professional experiences
Management of the groundwater monitoring program in Canton Ticino. Cantonal consultant about construction requests.

De Meyer Caroline – Graduated in 2020

Nationality : Belgium
Contact : demeyerc.caroline@gmail.com
Degrees : PhD in Geosciences and Environment, University of Lausanne

Recent professional experiences
10 years of working experience as a researcher and scientific collaborator (Eawag, UniBern, UNIL). Including 4 years of experience in international cooperation (Switzerland-Peru-Brazil)

Demarmels Michael – Graduated in 2020

Nationality : Switzerland
Contact : m.demarmels91@hotmail.com
Degrees : MA of science in environmental engineering, ETH Zürich

Recent professional experiences
Internship as an engineer in the domain of urban water management. Tutor for high school and college students in mathematics and physics.

Evi Okara Henoc Graduated in 2021

Nationality : Ivory Coast
Contact : henocevi@gmail.com
Degrees : MA de Science et technique de l’eau et de l’environnement, Université Felix Houphouët Boigny

Palladino Nicola Studies underway

Nationality : Switzerland
Contact : nicola.palladino@supsi.ch
Degrees : MA universitaire ès Sciences en géographie, University of Lausanne

Recent professional experiences
Currently employed as an assistant at the Centre for Development and Cooperation, SUPSI.

Patrissi Donato – Graduated in 2020

Nationality : Italy
Contact : donato.patrissi@supsi.ch
Degrees : MA in environmental engineering, ETH Zürich

Recent professional experiences
WASH coordinator, currently leading a project related to drinking water access in Hawassa, Ethiopia.

Tanoy Dewan Graduated in 2021

Nationality : Bangladesh
Contact : tanoy.dewan@gmail.com
Degrees : MA in Development Studies, East West University

Recent professional experiences
14 years of experience in supervising various construction and development projects in the field of WASH in both development and humanitarian contexts.

Trottet Manon – Graduated in 2020

Nationality : Switzerland
Contact : manon.trottet@gmail.com
Degrees : MA of Science in Hydrogeology and Geothermics, University of Neuchâtel

Recent professional experiences
Stage dans le bureau d’hydrogéologie Hydro-Géo Environnement à Genève. Travail de bureau et de terrain ; relevé et suivis de forages, essais de pompages, rédaction de rapports.

Tuo Solougo Siaka Graduated in 2021

Nationality : Ivory Coast
Contact : solougotuo@gmail.com
Degrees : MA en Géosciences et Environnement, Université Nangui Abrogoua

Recent professional experience                                                      Recently joined the UN Volunteers programme in Ivory Coast.

Yunkura Yoseph Graduated in 2021

Nationality : Ethiopia
Contact : 2001jyj@gmail.com
Degrees : MA in  Industrial Engineering & Logistics Management, Hawassa University

Recent professional experiences
Electro Mechanical Engineer for the Hawassa Town water supply and sewerage services enterprise, Ethiopia.