Position at SIWI: Senior Water Economist
Phone: +46 8 121 360 86
Mr. John Joyce is responsible for applying water resource economics to SIWI’s thematic areas and programme activities. He joined SIWI as a Programme Manager in 2010. He is currently managing the Euphrates and Tigris Benefit Sharing Study, which uses hydro-economic modelling to build an evidence base for benefits sharing in a transboundary setting. Other activities include linking economics, institutional design and hydrological variability to improve decision making for hydro-climatic risk management.
Prior to joining SIWI, Mr Joyce spent nine years as an independent economist, gaining extensive experience in River Basin Management Planning Economics and Regulatory Impact Assessment in the context of the design and implementation of European Union Directives in the area of water and land use. Mr Joyce also spent three years in Da Nang, Vietnam as Country Representative for the US-based the Atlantic Philanthropies, where he was an executive for a range of nationwide grant making activities in the area of higher education and health services.
Mr. Joyce’s regional experiences include Asia, Africa and the Middle East. He is presently an economic expert on the advisory board of the Defra Chaired Demonstration Test Catchments and on the advisory board of EU FP6 Project: Aquamoney.
Mr. Joyce holds graduate degrees in both Economics and Environmental Policy from the University College Dublin in Ireland.