The African Water Facility is headquartered in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, with satellite offices in Tunisia (Tunis) and South Africa (Pretoria).
The AWF Secretariat administers applications, grants, partnerships and operations. The team of technical experts upraises projects, offers technical advice and monitors projects all the way to completion.
Director - Water and Sanitation Department
Mrs Wambui Gichuri was appointed Director of the Water and Sanitation department and the African Water Facility Special Trust Funds at the African Development Bank on March 15, 2018. Wambui Gichuri is a Kenyan national, she worked with the World Bank as Water Practice Manager, Africa Region since July 2016. She has more than 30 years’ professional experience including 17 years in water resources management, supply, sanitation, irrigation and drainage at the World Bank. Wambui holds a Master's degree in Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Sociology from the University of Nairobi, Kenya.
Omari R. Mwinjaka
Coordinator, Africa Water Facility
Jean Michel Ossete
Chief Program and Knowledge Officer
Sagbo Kouamé, Rolande Denise
Principal Finance Administration and Resource Management Officer
Hellen Chimwemwe Mwatuwa
Monitoring/ Evaluation and Project Portfolio Management Specialist
Senior Sanitation Engineer
Principal Water and Sanitation Specialist