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Designation:Country Team Leader Water and Sanitation Programme

Organization:The World Bank

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Mr. Farhan Sami is the Country Team Leader of the Water and Sanitation program of the World Bank at Islamabad. He has been providing effective leadership to a multi-disciplinary country team, pursuing global and regional program objectives and strategizing and operating with a network of partners to achieve the desired results

Earlier, he had been associated with IUCN- The World Conservation union as Head of Project Development, with the UNDP as Asstt. National program Manager, with WWF as Senior Environmental Specialist, with Euroconsult as Environment Specialist and in the USA with Powerlab, Inc. and Texas, Inc as a Safety Health and Environmental Manager.

His interest and work experience has been specialized in the areas of design of politics and policies of water, governance and institutional frameworks of drinking water and sanitation, performance based outcomes for sector improvement, environmental impact assessments and developing economical solutions for water and environmental compliance. He has also been involved in developing awareness about water resources environment problems in the general masses and industrial sector

Mr. Sami has over a dozen publications related to design and improvement of policies and treatment system of water, wastewater and environment, environmental management systems, etc. As Chief Editor of NEEDs at NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, he wrote articles on engineering, humanity, social anomalies, environment, entertainment and news. He has also delivered lectures and presentations on water and environment as well as sustainable development issues.

Mr. Sami is an environmental engineer by education with a Masters degree in Environmental/ Water Resources Engineering from the University of Texas, Arlington, USA and has a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering, Economics & International Relations.

                                                                                        (Updated On December 2014)