International Waters Staff Directory

DGEF International Waters Directory and Contact Information                                                                                                     Go Back 

VANDERBECK, Isabelle
Task Manager, International Waters

Office Phone: 1(202) 974-1314
Office Phone: 1(202) 223-2004 (Fax) 1 2027254201 900 17th Street, NW, Suite 506
Washington, DC 20006, USA
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WEST, Kelly
Task Manager, International Waters

Office Phone: +254-20-7624147
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Kelly West joined UNEP in 2009 to oversee and further develop the portfolio of UNEP/GEF International Waters projects in Africa. This portfolio includes projects addressing transboundary water management of large marine ecosystems, river/lake basins and groundwater aquifers in Africa. Most projects contribute to the implementation of international, regional, sub-regional or basin policy documents and rely on the ecosystem approach and principles of IWRM. Previously Kelly worked for IUCN in Eastern Africa for seven years as the Water & Wetlands Coordinator and later the Regional Programme Coordinator where she developed skills in project design and management. She holds an MSc in Geosciences from the University of Arizona and a PhD in Earth & Space Sciences from the University of California - Los Angeles. Her interests include environmental flow assessments and management of lake (especially the African Great Lakes) and river systems.

OKANA, Caroline
Programme Assistant 

Office Phone:+254-20-7624583
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Caroline Okana joined the Division of Global Environment Facility in 2004.  She has been working with the International Waters portfolio.  She has been responsible for providing support to project development activities, project implementation activities as well as providing administrative support to the team and DGEF’s operations.  Additionally providing support for GEF and UNEP Corporate Activities.  Ms. Okana holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computing Studies.