Speaker - Kathy Shandling

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Kathy Shandling is the Executive Director of the International Private Water Association (IPWA), a global advocacy/non-profit organization that serves as a conduit between the public and private sector players involved in the water/wastewater infrastructure project and service arena. IPWA specifically promotes the implementation of public-private partnerships and the development/use of long-term sustainable financing tools. Ms. Shandling was instrumental in launching the IPWA Financial Tools Taskforce that has been steadfast in its support of evolving local currency financing initiatives for the funding of water/wastewater infrastructure projects in developing countries.

Prior to joining IPWA in CY2000, Ms. Shandling had been involved in the international project finance/infrastructure finance arena through positions held at Infrastructure Finance Magazine, the World Council for Infrastructure Development, and Global Finance Media. She has authored several articles for leading water infrastructure publications including a recent cover story focused on the growth of global private equity funds in the water sector.

Kathy Shandling holds an MSc Economics (political economics) from The London School of Economics and a BA from Wellesley College.

2 Programs

American Water Summit Keynote: PA Governor Edward Rendell

11.04.10 | 00:33:26 min | 1 comment

New Funding Models for Water Infrastructure

11.04.10 | 01:39:42 min | 0 comments