With over 27 years of experience in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector, George Ndongwe brings years of industry experience and a deep understanding of the institutional, technical, economic, financial and social issues related to both urban and rural water supply and sanitation in Africa. He has been involved in implementation of various water supply and sanitation projects funded by USAID, the World Bank, the European Investment Bank, African Development Bank, KfW, JICA, UN-Habitat and various clients from the public and private sectors.
Mr. Ndongwe currently serves as Chief of Party for the USAID Expanding Water and Sanitation Project, a five-year water WASH project that works to increase, improve, and sustain the social, political and economic infrastructure for reliable, high-quality WASH services in Zambia.
Previously, Mr. Ndongwe worked as Managing Director for the Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (Zambia’s largest water utility) for 10 years and worked as a Water and Sanitation consultant for the African Development Bank. He also served as Country Team leader for USAID’s Water Sanitation and Hygiene Finance (WASH-FIN) project.
Mr. Ndongwe is a Fellow of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (FEIZ) and a Registered Engineer (REng.).