Monica Garcia Quesada​

Administrative Officer

Monica will most likely be the first person you speak to when you get in touch with IWRA either to join the association, to receive information on our activities or to participate in our Congress. Monica provides support to IWRA Executive Board and the IWRA Committees, collaborates in the smooth-running of the Executive Office, and is in charge of the Association’s bookkeeping. Monica is also greatly involved in the organisation of the next World Water Congress by assisting the Congress’s International Scientific Committee (ISC) and by collaborating closely with the ISC Chair Professor Gary Jones.

Monica is based in Brussels, and speaks English, French and Spanish.

When Monica is not busy with IWRA, she is a researcher herself. Monica is a Senior Researcher at LUISS Guido Carli University ( and co-coordinates the UACES Network for Effective Enforcement of EU Law and Policy ( She also undertakes some other smaller projects and consultancy work.

Monica holds a PhD in Government from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Public Policy, the International Review of Administrative Sciences and the International Journal of Public Administration amongst others, as well as in various chapters in edited books.

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