Ms. Maria Vink is responsible for developing and managing programming related to water diplomacy and provides advisory services for policy development in transboundary settings.

Ms. Maria Vink is responsible for developing and managing programming related to water diplomacy with specific geographic focus on Africa and Asia, and provides advisory services for policy development and facilitation of dialogues in transboundary settings. She supports the thematic development of behavioural dimensions in decision making, which has an impact on transboundary water cooperation.

Maria has over 20 years of experience in managing programs on water and development, having worked with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the European Union. A Swedish national, she speaks English, Portuguese, and Swedish.