New Executive Director appointed to the World Water Council
The World Water Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Tom Soo as Executive Director. Mr. Soo is a senior executive with experience in sustainability, natural resources sciences, policy, and water resources management at an international level. Mr. Soo’s appointment at the Headquarters in Marseille has been effective as of April 18, 2016.
Commenting on his appointment Mr. Soo said: ”Today, there are a great many challenges facing water resources management that need to be addressed at all political levels. I very much look forward to working with the World Water Council to improve security, adaptability and sustainability.”
Mr. Soo joins the World Water Council after having led the International Water Resources Association for 6 years as Executive Director.
WWC President Benedito Braga welcomed the appointment, stating: “Mr. Soo’s diverse experience and leadership with governments, private sector, NGOs and academia will be of great support to the World Water Council in implementing its strategy.”