Corrado Sommariva

Founder & CEO, SWPC

Corrado Sommariva

Founder & CEO, SWPC

Biography

Corrado Sommariva is a consultant of international reputation in the fields of desalination, power generation, wastewater and sustainability. He has over 30 years of experience and has held several executive positions in consultancy firms for the last 20 years. 

Dr Sommariva has served as President of the International Desalination Association (2011-2013), President of the European Desalination Society (2004-2006), and Chairman of the WHO committee for safe drinking-water from desalination.  

Dr Sommariva has published more than 100 leading-edge papers and four books on desalination and sustainability. He has an honorary doctorate from Heriot-Watt University for his contribution to the development of desalination. In 2015 he was honoured by the President of Italy with the title of Master of Work.