Sylvia Lee

Sylvia Lee is the water manager for Skoll Global Threats. She has over a decade of experience in the water sector and most recently worked as a water resources specialist for the South Asia Region of the World Bank based in Kathmandu, Nepal. Her work at the World Bank focused on transboundary water issues and climate change adaptation resilience building for vulnerable communities. Prior to World Bank, Lee was with the World Economic Forum based in Geneva, Switzerland, serving most recently as associate director, Environmental Initiatives, where she led the WEF’s Water Initiative. Her work focused on raising awareness of the global water challenge and engaging the private sector in water. Lee has also worked as a consulting engineer on water and sanitation design and construction projects in the United States and the United Kingdom. [+]