A chartered engineer with a second degree in Development Economics, Professor Barbara Evans holds the chair in Public Health Engineering in the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Leeds. She works in the water sector at the intersection of engineering and economics. Much of her work has relates to sanitation and hygiene with a particular focus on urban sanitation in rapidly growing cities and towns.
Professor Evans’ career spans 30 years; she worked at the World Bank and later as a consultant for over twenty years before joining the University in 2009 and has lived and worked in South Asia, South- East Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Professor Evans now leads a multi-disciplinary research group working on resilient water and waste services and public health. The group hosts both a Masters and a PhD training programme. Her recent work has focused on developing new approaches to estimating and mitigating GHG emissions from global sanitation.
Tuesday 9th May, 14:00 – 15:30: Sanitation has a Methane Problem: Can climate finance solve it?