Jamie Skinner

Senior associate, Natural Resources

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Languages: English, French and Spanish
Jamie Skinner is an expert on water governance, especially in arid lands. His work has a particular focus on managing the social and environmental dimensions of large dam projects. He also looks at how to manage multiple benefits from water.

He previously managed the Global Water Initiative programme for West Africa. This programme aimed to improve water management for sustainable agriculture and food security across five countries: Burkina Faso, Guinea, Mali, Niger and Senegal.  


Water governance, especially in arid lands; planning and management of social and environmental dimensions of large dams; management of multiple benefits from water.

Before IIED

  • Director, IUCN Mediterranean programme.
  • Senior adviser, World Commission on Dams.

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