20 years as a water and sanitation economist for the DFID, UNICEF, JBIC, World Bank and UNESCO. Worked in India, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Gambia, South Africa…..Wrote DFID books “Designing for Demand” and “A Streamlined Approach to Willingness to Pay Surveys ”.
Overall management and promoting the business. Developing strategic partnerships. Raising capital for scaling up. Has provided £500,000 of personal money.
Internet and IOT specialist since 1985. Developed with Philips Scientific, IBM and later founded and sold companies successful in service delivery of Videoconferencing (videoweb to Genesys conferencing, now Intercall of West Corp), and digital printing (postanywhere.com now DigitalToPrint.com) able technology.
Rear Admiral and Commander of the UK Maritime Forces with recent responsibility for budget, service provision, safety and global operational output of 68 warships. Led two major MOD projects to cost and time; established and led Navy’s future capability directorate and led sea-borne security of 2012 sailing Olympics.
Overall operational control of eWaterPay. Sales, marketing, operational service delivery, legal, IP, in country management and market growth.
Founded software company, Digital Trading, centred on bespoke software development, working with companies delivering software solutions throughout Europe and in Africa. Clients include Capita, Oxford University, Achilles and eWater Enterprises.
Leading the development of the data dashboard, live cloud based reporting, development of back end data base.
Was MD IB Technology Ltd. Electronic hardware and niche software designer using many processor platforms from Aerospace to Graphics. Specialist in NFC & RFID.
Technical direction, development management of software and RFID hardware.
Management of mobile money interface. LoRa technical support.
10 years of success in sales and distribution in the region, most recently as General Manager – sales and distribution for Mwananchi Communications Ltd. Member of Board of Trustees for Tanzanian Presidential Trust Fund for Self Reliance. In country management of Tanzanian operations and lead for sales, growth and operational delivery in the East African Region.
Deo is an ICT entrepreneur, has a degree from the University of Computing Centre and has worked for 3 years at Computer Consult, the Parliament of Tanzania managing CCTV’s, Finger Biometric Systems and ANPR. Runner up in the USAID, mHealth Alliance Hackathons, Java for Mobile expert. In charge of the Tanzanian Operations, managing the installation of new taps, training in eWATERcare and app usage and client negotiations. Interface with water operators, managing eWATER guarantees and technical support
Highly skilled technologist with over 25 years experience in telecommunications. In his most recent role as the CTO for Mobile Payments (M-Pesa) at Vodafone, Ian was responsible for the growth, development and rollout of ground breaking mobile payments solutions across Africa.
His continued desire to see technology used to improve lives in Africa leads him to be a committed supporter and advisor to the eWater initiative.
Co-Founder of Newton Europe, who implement transformational, award-winning change across a wide range of sectors. Tom is responsible for leading and developing the company’s innovative business approach, intellectual property and best practice.
Tom focuses on ensuring eWater’s programmes are financially and technically sustainable and economically efficient, delivering maximum impact per pound spent.
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Relx Group Environment Challenge 2017
2017 4YFN Mobile World Congress Tech4women
2018 Global Mobile Awards (GLOMO)
“Outstanding Mobile Contribution to UN Sustainable Development Goals”
2017 Financial Times
50 Ideas to change the world
(winners announced Dec 2017)
IOT product of the year