Ulrike Kelm
Communications Manager


Ulrike Kelm acts as IWA Communications Manager. Since 2000, she has led and implemented strategic communications in the various settings of the international water sector working for the public and private sector, for the German development cooperation sector, the United Nations, and for membership-based non-for-profit organisations.

Being a German national Ulrike has lived and worked in developed and developing countries in Europe, Latin America and the MENA region and worked internationally on projects and programmes with global reach on international development cooperation, policy processes, high-level outreach and advocacy and campaigns.

Her academic background is the German Diplom in Regional Wissenschaften, which is equivalent to a Master’s degree in international relations from the Unversität zu Köln in Germany, with an additional Executive Master of Science in Communication Management from the Universitá della Svizzera italiana in Lugano, Switzerland.