Dr Danka Thalmeinerova, GWP

Dr. Danka Thalmeinerova is a water expert who worked with the Slovak Ministry of Environment. She participated in projects related to EU approximation, water policy and legislative development, IPPC implementation, international treaty implementation and water pricing. She also led a team for several EU and UNDP/GEF-funded projects in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) on implementing the EU Water Framework Directive. She is a member of the Association of Waste Water Experts in Slovakia. She was also a head of international education programmes with a focus on water governance and IWRM and was invited as a guest lecturer in education courses at European universities in Germany and Slovakia. For five years she was a project manager for a Harvard University USAID project on environmental economics and policy in CEE. In 2008 – 2017, she served as a Senior Knowledge Management Officer at the Global Water Partnership to promote and facilitate a culture of knowledge sharing and technical support across the GWP Network. Since 2018, she is a Regional Coordinator for GWP Central and Eastern Europe.