Derko is a civil engineer that has been working for many years in the sanitation industry. As an experienced project director and consultant, he has been responsible for numerous sanitation projects in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Asia, providing identification of suitable technologies, stakeholder analysis, institutional support and capacity building for public and private partners.
Marco has an MSC in architecture/urban planning and Advanced Studies in Management, Technology and Economics, having extensive entrepreneurial and management experience in both OECD and developing/emerging countries. His experience encompasses urban and regional planning, finance, corporate management, and private sector promotion and capacity building. Over the last years, Marco contributed to the development and implementation of sanitation strategies, program formulation and project implementation in Africa, Asia and Latin America.