Britta Ahlström

Team Director Capacity Development
britta.ahlstrom@niras.se
+46 (0)8 545 533 11
+46 (0)70 333 32 72

Britta hold a M.Sc in Environmental Engineering and is the Team Leader for Capacity & Change at NIRAS Indevelop. She has worked for more than ten years’ as a development professional  with a focus on capacity development and training. She has designed and implemented a large number of comprehensive training programmes with a strong participatory approach and an aim for organizational change.  Britta has a background as an environmental engineer with a broad knowledge of sustainable development, urban planning, environmental management, integrated coastal management, and water and sanitation. She has extensive experience from project management in Sweden and from short term assignments in countries like, Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Kenya, Liberia, Syria, and Tanzania. Britta is currently the Programme Director for Sida’s International Training Programme in “Sustainable Urban Water and Sanítation – Integrated Processes”.

Key qualifications:

  • Business Management and Administrative Management
  • Project Development and Management
  • Capacity Development and Training
  • Water and Sanitation

Britta is fluent in Swedish and English, has a good working knowledge in French, and basic knowledge in Spanish.