The Nordic Africa Institute

Therése Sjömander Magnusson

director

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Director Therese Sjömander Magnusson is a doctor of geography and has vast experience of water issues, mainly in Africa. She has worked in both the academic world as a lecturer at Stockholm University and the civil service as programme manager, policy advisor and deputy head of policy at the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sida. As chief operating officer at the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) she was in charge of day-to-day operations.