David Githiri Njoroge

David Githiri Njoroge

Senior Technical Coordinator for Uganda, UNHCR

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David Githiri Njoroge has over 16 years’ experience in the water and sanitation sector's humanitarian and development contexts. He's currently working with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), heading the Technical Unit in Uganda. He leads a team of experts coordinating service delivery for refugees and hosting communities in WASH, public health, shelter, site planning, environment and energy sectors. He has been instrumental in piloting sustainable service delivery models, anchored in Government of Uganda (GoU) national systems and leveraging emerging opportunities aligned with the Global Compact for Refugees (GRF). Previously, he worked as a WASH expert extensively in the East and Horn of Africa Region (Ethiopia, Sudan, Uganda & Kenya) with Norwegian Church Aid, GOAL Ireland and ACF-USA. He coordinated diverse technical teams and implemented various projects focusing on the delivery of humanitarian WASH assistance to forcibly displaced populations.  He worked with the ZamConsult Engineering Consultancy firm designing and supervising various projects.  He holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Nairobi. He is an alumni of the UNHCR Innovation Fellowship.