André Uandela, 42 years old Mozambican national, has 18 years of progressive work experience in fields of water supply and sanitation, governance, community development, public services planning and development, programme and project design, management, monitoring and evaluation.
He worked for the Government of Mozambique for six years at the National Directorate of Water before moving for non-government organizations and the private sector. For four years he led the IRC’s WASHCost project as country director in Mozambique. The positions held during his career in different organizations and institutions allowed him to have a thorough understanding of the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector and diversified contacts at various levels both in government and in partner development institutions.
André works now as free-lance consultant in different fields with emphasis in WASH, climate change and decentralisation, and is IRC associate since 2013. He holds a Masters Degree in Public Policy and Management from the School of Oriental and Management Studies, University of London and honours degree in Social Sciences from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.