Cheikh Tidiane FALL has been Coordinator of IWA West and Central Africa sub-region since May 2014. His role covers events and programmes deployment, membership servicing and recruitment, partnership engagement and relationship building, coordination of the sub-regional office in Dakar.
Before joining IWA, Cheikh was Director of Communication and Cooperation of Senegalaise Des Eaux, the water supply company of Senegal. He was in charge of the partnerships with African water utilities and international organisations. He also played a central role in the activities of the African Water Association as rapporteur of the Scientific and Technical Committee, and a member of the Programme Committee.
Prior to this, he was Editor in chief of ‘’Le Soleil’’ the national daily of Senegal. He has a background in press and public relations, corporate communication, and partnerships between utilities and institutions of the water sector.
Cheikh holds a BA in Journalism and a BA in English from the University of Dakar, Senegal.