Benon is an integrated water resources management engineer, with specialized experience in advanced water and wastewater treatment systems, fecal sludge management, on-site sanitation systems, sanitation value chains, catchment hydrology, and groundwater exploration.
Benon’s strengths lie in strategy and program design, technical assistance, and program management attained from a mix of assignments and applied projects undertaken with various national and international NGOs, CBOs, and the private sector.
He has previously engaged with international think tank bodies, including Future Earth, and the UN Independent Group of Scientists (IGS). Benon has research interests in integrated water resources management, watershed management, environmental health, flood risk management, virtual water trading, and long-range water supply planning and sustainability systems.
He is a well-read deep thinker and seasoned researcher who has presented his work at high-level policy forums that are a bastion of the world’s best researchers, scientists, and development experts.
He remains a towering figure in the WASH sector, with his research work having attracted the attention of Future Earth and the UN Independent Group of Scientists. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Water Resources Engineering from Busitema University