Klas Sandström

Project Manager /
Senior Consultant
klas.sandstrom@niras.se
+46 (0)8 545 533 28
+46 (0)72 742 27 61

Klas has a PhD in Tropical Hydrology and has 25 years of experience of environmental work in Sweden and abroad (primarily in developing countries). He has carried out research, capacity building and project preparations, implementation and assessment in more than 25 countries world-wide. His main thematic qualifications are in integrated water resources management, climate change, sustainable environmental assessment, and integrated agriculture, ecological sanitation and development. He is an experienced Team Leader, Project Manager and Lecturer. He has worked extensively in very dry environments,  in the Middle East and East and Southern Africa, linking scarce water resources into different hydrophysical , societal, political and financial contexts.

Key qualifications:

  • Integrated water resources management (IWRM) / Transboundary water management / Basin management
  • Designing and implementing capacity development programs
  • Strategic planning of natural resources management and development

Klas is fluent in Swedish and English.