Research Assistant in the Climate Justice Fund: Water Futures Programme funded by Scottish Government and led by Strathclyde University.
He is responsible for the policy and governance areas of the Programme with focus on the design, development and implementation of water related legislation, policy and plans relevant to the Malawian water sector.
Previously, Amando has worked for 4 years in the Spanish Water Supply and WasteWater Association where he was responsible for supporting and coordinating working groups focus on the technical and non-technical issues affecting the Spanish water sector as a whole. Hence, he was involved in the revision of environmental legislation, implementation of european water directives, analysis of water tariffs or KPI studies accross the country. Likewise, he was the representative in the International Standardization Organization, had a lead role within the International Water Association and was the main contact at national level to many national associations and public bodies.
Before that, he graduated in Civil Engineering and achieved an MSc in Hydrogeology in Strathclyde University. During this time, he worked for an american engineering company in a groundwater decontamination project and developed his dissertation about sanitation in peri-urban areas of Malawi.