Dominick de Waal is a Senior Economist working with the World Bank’s Water Global Practice. He has led a combination of lending and analytical work focused on expanding the World Bank’s water-related investment in fragile and conflict affected situations in Africa and the Middle East. This work has been across a wide range of water interventions including: providing water and sanitation services; protecting against water-related disasters, and; preserving adequate, sustainable water resources. Since joining the WBG a decade ago Dominick has led numerous sector studies on public expenditure, water sector performance, poverty and fragility including:
- An examination of drivers of water and sanitation progress over the past 20 years across 30 African counties (for the African Ministers Council on Water);
- Water Supply: The Transition from Emergency to Development Support
- Turbulent Waters: Pursuing Water Security in Fragile Contexts
Dominick has an MSc in Public Policy and Management from SOAS, as well as degrees in Agriculture from Wye College, University of London and Microbiology from the University of Warwick.