Mr. Jens Berggren is Director of Communications and External Relations.

Earlier, he worked as Director of the Stockholm Water Prize and Stockholm Industry Water Award, and advisor on International Processes. He managed the selection of the Stockholm Water Prize Laureates and Stockholm Industry Award winners, and advocated for the wiser management of water issues in UN processes, such as the Sustainable Development Goals.

Jens has over 15 years of experience, including in Uganda, India and Bolivia. Prior to joining SIWI in 2010, he worked for the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), and the Water Integrity Network/Transparency International.

He holds a Master of Science in both Agronomy and Technology, both from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. A Swedish national, Jens speaks English, Swedish and Spanish.