School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Staff

Dr Sam Kayaga BSc (Eng), MSc (Eng), MSc (DevMgmt), PhD, CEng, FCIWEM, FHEA

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Dr Sam Kayaga is a Senior Lecturer at WEDC, in the School of Civil and Building Engineering, and is involved in postgraduate training, capacity development, research and consultancy for effective provision of water and environmental sanitation in middle- and low-income countries.

Sam, a water/sanitation engineer, has been working for WEDC since 2002. His main area of interest is sustainable urban water services with specific emphasis on institutional and organisational development at national, sector, corporate and community levels. Prior to joining WEDC, he worked for National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) of Uganda for a period of 18 years, as a water engineer/manager in various towns of Uganda, and later as a principal/chief engineer. His current key teaching/research areas of interest include improved services for the urban poor, policy and institutional framework for effective delivery of water/sanitation services, cost-recovery and financial management systems, and water demand management within the integrated water resources management paradigm.

Professional affiliations

  • Chartered Engineer (UK)
  • Fellow, Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (FIWEM)
  • Member, Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers
  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy
  • Member, International Water Association (IWA)
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Panel of the Municipal Engineer Journal, Institution of Civil Engineers Proceedings
  • Member, Editorial Board, International Journal on Civil Engineering and Urban Planning (IJCEUP)
  • Member, Transportation and Public Utilities Group, Allied Social Sciences Associations (USA)
  • Member, Global Water Operators Partnerships Alliance,
  • Member of Board of Trustees, Research and Competence Centre (RCC) for Water and Sanitation for Africa (WSA), the Pan African Intergovernmental Agency.
  • Member of Board of Trustees, Africa Water Enterprises, a UK-based charity committed to providing rural water supply through the use of small scale private sector businesses owned by local people from within the community.
  • Member of the Parochial Church Council (PCC) of All Saints Church, Thorpe Acre, Loughborough.