Anne Blenkinsopp BSc (Hons), MBA
Anne has 20 years of international management experience, developing business, leading teams and managing projects and programmes for both the public and private sectors. She currently works as the Enterprise Manager within the School of Civil and Building Engineering; the Programme Manager for SPLASH Sanitation Research Programme, see: http://www.splash-era.net/san_res.php; and leads the development and organisation of the WEDC International Conference, see: http://www.wedcconference.co.uk
Between 2007 and 2011 she worked for the UK Department For International Development (DFID) as the Project Manager for SPLASH, which improved coordination of European funded research in water and sanitation for development, with a geographic focus in Africa and the Mekong.
In 2012 Anne has successfully completed an executive MBA programme at the University of Nottingham which she passed with distinction.
Before joining WEDC, Anne spent 6 years based in Brussels, leading and managing the internationally funded projects division of a multi national consulting firm, predominantly active in Asia and Central Europe, she speaks fluent French.