Ignacio Deregibus​


Ignacio Deregibus is an international specialist who has covered and continues to further in project management, strategic planning and development, environmental policy and water resources management research, analysis and advice.  He worked for more than 10 years with Prof. Alison E. Post at Harvard University, Accenture, the Organisationfor Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the International Hydrological Programme (IHP) of UNESCO and, nowadays, with IWRA.  

Both an Italian and Argentinian national, Ignacio graduated from the University of Buenos Aires with a bachelor degree in Political Science specialised in International Relations, and holds a Master in Public Affairs (MPA) with concentration on Sustainability at l’Institut d’Études Politiques (IEP) Sciences-Po, Paris.  He is currently responsible for planning, implementation and monitoring of communications and outreach as well as project activities and event initiatives on sustainable development and water resources management.  Mainly he contributes with IWRA’s Executive Board, Committees, Membership and Partners, National and Regional Chapters, projects on Smart Water Management, Water Quality, Water Security, Climate Change and the Science Policy Interface, as well as the World Water Congresses and Webinars, Data Protection, Publications, among others.  

Ignacio collaborates also with IWRA’s key perspective and plan of action to address the challenges and priorities for the sustainable use and management of the world’s water resources and the environment in both developed and developing countries.