Dr. Anders Jägerskog


Position at SIWI: Director, Transboundary Water Management, Knowledge Services
Dr. Anders Jägerskog is currently on leave.

Responsibilities

Dr. Anders Jägerskog is a Programme Director at the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), specialised in Transboundary Waters and Water Governance. Dr. Jägerskog is also Associate Professor in Peace and Development at the School of Global Studies, Gothenburg University. He has been in charge of SIWI’s Projects department, including overall project supervision and responsibility for personnel and consultants. He has represented SIWI at a range of international water meetings focusing on issues such as Water Scarcity, Transboundary Waters, Water Cooperation and Conflict, Water and Sanitation, and Water Governance. Dr. Jägerskog is also the Project Manager for the UNDP Shared Waters Partnership. Dr. Jägerskog plays an important role in framing and developing the international debate on global water issues through a range of publications for SIWI.

Competence

Dr. Anders Jägerskog has worked extensively with Transboundary Waters and security issues in the Middle East and Africa for the past decade. He is frequently consulted in national and international media on issues relating to global water issues, especially the inter linkages between water, conflict and security issues in Southern Africa and MENA region. He has vast global experience on international water issues, frequently being called by international organisations, academic institutions as well as governments to provide advice.

Dr. Jägerskog’s experience is a combination of strong academic credentials (Associate Professor, strong publications record) as well as wide experience from policy advisory services (SIWI, UNDP Water Governance Advisor, private consultant) and government services – both at policy level (Ministry for Foreign Affairs) as well as from the field (SIWI, SIDA and the Embassy of Sweden in Nairobi).

Background

Dr Jägerskog finished his Ph.D. on the water negotiations in the Jordan River Basin at the Department of Water and Environmental Studies at Linköping University, Sweden in 2003. He has published over 60 scientific articles, book chapters, debate articles and reports.