Juerg Christen is the Manging Director of Skat. He is an experienced infrastructure, governance and institutional development professional who combines processes and stakeholder participation with sound technical and methodological expertise.
Post-Graduate Course (Diploma) in Ecology and Environmental Management Fachhochschule Vaduz (LIS) & Chur (NDS LIS) Liechtenstein & Switzerland
B.Sc. in Civil Engineering (HTL/FHS), Lucerne, Switzerland
German (nativ), English (excellent), French (intermediate), Nepali (basic)
Years of Experience
Country experience and regional expertise
Eastern Europe: Albania, Bosnia& Herzegovina, Ukraine Moldova
Evaluation of the SDC supported WASH projects implemented by the Swiss W&S NGO Consortium. (Nepal)
Project Director/Team Leader and Environmental Management Specialist in the SDC funded PROECCO project (Burundi, Rwanda, Congo)
Evaluation of the SDC financed Regional Rural Water and Sanitation Project (Tajikistan, Uzbekistan)
Support the SDC funded Municipal Governance Project in developing an Integrated Solid Waste Management Strategy (Bosnia I Herzegovina)
Initiation and implementation of the national integrated solid waste management strategy and regulation (Bhutan)
Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation – Formulation of Trail Bridge Capacity Building Programme and development of a programme to integrate processes and technology into national policies and strategies (Ethiopia)
Project Director/Rural Infrastructure Development Specialist in the ADB/DIFD/OFIDSDC financed Rural Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Sector Development Programme. (Nepal)
APASAN – Formulation of the SDC funded WASH Project that aims at scaling up models of community based services in water supply and environmental sanitation (Moldova)
Assessment of the Swiss Solidarity sponsored tsunami reconstruction projects in South Karaikal. (india)
Poverty analysis and foprmulation the ZNDP project Poverty Reduction through Employment Generation. (Bangladesh)
Development and backstopping of the SDC/UNDP programme Municipal Governance and Sustainable Development Project. (Ukraine/Crimea)
Presentation at the IFRTD annual conference the paper “Networking Myths and Trends”, Stockholm 2005
Reviewer of WHO publication “safe management of wastes from health care activities”, Switzerland 2000
Co-author of “How are we managing healthcare wastes”, Skat 1999 etc.
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