Peter J. Bury
Programme Officer, Africa Team
Peter is a member of the IRC Africa Team (2013) living and working from Italy since 2002. He is member of the Uganda Country Program and East Africa sub-Regional Programme (EARP) team for communication, learning, governance, strategic sector planning and related coaching and acquisition. In support to the Triple-S Uganda managing the production of short evidence based case studies, across all IRC led projects of recent times, on where learning processes have and do make a difference for adaptive WASH services delivery management. Regular assignments in Training and Advisory work in a broad range of WASH sector areas with an emphasis on strategic sector planning, adaptation to climate change and people based process facilitation. Active contributor to IRC Communications Team work in particular on internal communication for enhanced team work, efficiency and effectiveness to contribute to quality external communication. Coordinating the building of a public user-friendly WASH sector strategic planning and management documents repository in the context of Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) work. Regular multi-media blogger (main hub on Googleplus) on topics related to WASH (#wash4dev) and Knowledge Management (#KM4Dev) in the wide sense of the term.
MSc. Geography and Planning (Amsterdam) with over 35 years experience in process and network facilitation and capacity building related to decentralization, integrated development, socio-economic planning, natural resources management, community management, PPP, project cycle management, information and knowledge management, training, ICT, social networking and web2.0. Long term assignments with UNDP and GTZ GmbH in west and southern Africa and in the Pacific. Short-term assignments in Bénin, Burkina Faso, Sénégal, Ghana, Cameroon, Gabon, Kenya, Uganda, Sudan, Egypt, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Mozambique, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Japan, Vanuatu, Western Samoa, French Polynesia, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Spain, Poland, Germany. Google+ profile.
Team-role profile: resource investigator, team-worker, shaper (1 page 22KB .pdf info)
Languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish.
My life is enriched by Slow Life, relatives, cycling, mountains, estate and inter-cultural associations management.