Dr. Tropp is responsible for project development and execution, including its policy advisory services on improved water governance to governments and multilateral organisations.

Håkan leads SIWI’s overall work on water governance – including water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), and knowledge and capacity development. He also is responsible for SIWI’s project development and execution, including policy advisory services to governments and multilateral organizations, and develops and implements international training programmes for integrated water resources management and integrity and anti-corruption in water.

Prior to joining SIWI in 2004, Håkan worked with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), United Nations Division for Sustainable Development (UN-DSD) and Linköping University. His regional experience includes South Asia, Southern and Eastern Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East.

During his time at UNDP he developed UNDP’s first water governance strategy. As Economic Officer at UN-DSD, he facilitated the normative political process for the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) to promote the implementation of Agenda 21.

Håkan holds a PhD from Linköping University, Sweden and worked as both a lecturer and researcher. He has a BA in Political Science and Political Economy from Lund University in Sweden.