The Millennium Water Alliance Convenes and Influences Governments, the Private Sector, and Non-Governmental Organizations to Accelerate Global Progress in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene


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Peter Lochery, Chair

Peter Lochery has been on the MWA Board of Directors since its inception, serving in various board roles ,including Vice Chair, Acting Chair, and in 2021, he was confirmed as Chair. He is an environmental engineer with over 30 years of experience in the water sector. He has worked in the private sector, with the World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Program, and in 1995 joined CARE. At CARE, he led its global relief and development programming in water and sanitation and water resources.. Mr. Lochery played a key role in expanding CARE’s participation in international, regional and in-country partnerships to build capacity, reach consensus on best practice, and increase investment in water and sanitation. He  helped to develop long-term programs focused on learning and on building relationships with the private sector to expand corporate social responsibility. In addition to MWA, he serves on the board of Building Partnerships for Development in Water and Sanitation.