Katharine Cross


Katharine has extensive experience in the water sector from global to local scale with a focus on climate resilience and adaptation, nature-based solutions, water-energy-food nexus,  water governance and the digitalisation of the water sector. She has worked in Asia, Africa, Europe, North America, and South America with NGOs, governments, and the private sector. She previously worked for the International Water Association developing and managing strategic programmes. Katharine is currently working for a number of organisations including IWA on climate-smart utilities, water wise cities and digital water, as a senior advisor for Water-Cities supporting the transition of cities towards sustainable water management, and as the Mekong Coordinator for the Australian Water Partnership.