Darryl Jackson has been practising as a professional engineer for around 40 years. He has considerable experience in a wide range of development water sector/WASH projects in South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Pacific and, to a lesser extent, in East Africa.
He has broad experience in grass root WASH projects, large infrastructure projects, and technical development assistance. Darryl’s work has included: drinking water quality and national policy development on drinking water quality; development project planning and reviews; strategic planning of urban water and sewerage infrastructure systems, and project evaluations.
He has a specialised knowledge of drinking water quality technologies and Water Safety Plans (WSPs) in developing and emerging countries including point of use (household) systems. Darryl has conducted external assessments, training workshops of urban and rural Water Safety Plans and trained national WSP trainers. He has lead drinking-water quality standard reviews in several countries in South Asia and Southeast Asia.
He is a principle author of the WHO Sanitation Safety Planning (SSP) Manual and has conducted training and support in SSP in many countries and settings including Vietnam, India and the Philippines. Darryl brings a mature perspective to the water and sanitation sector and is passionate about using and sharing his water skills in a wide range of contexts.