Glenn Pearce-Oroz is the Principal Regional Team Leader for Africa for the World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). Based in Kenya, he manages WSP’s work program in 14 countries throughout Africa, including several fragile states. Trained as an urban and regional planner, he has worked in water & sanitation and urban development in Latin America, South Asia, and Africa. He is currently focused on the challenge of addressing sustainable urban services for the poor in a water scarce environment in Africa. Prior to his current position, he was the regional manager for WSP in Latin America, where he led innovations such as disaster risk management in urban water supply and sanitation, and opened up work programs in Haiti and Ecuador.