Antoinette Kome is SNV's Global Sector Coordinator for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. She joined SNV in 1999 as an irrigation and water management advisor in Peru. She worked in Latin America till 2008 on irrigation, water resource management, watershed management and water supply and sanitation. In 2008 she moved to Asia as a WASH network leader. Over the past years she coordinated SNV Asia’s 5-country regional rural sanitation and hygiene programme (Nepal, Bhutan, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia), “Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene for All”. She also implemented the knowledge and learning component of this programme.
Furthermore she was involved in WASH programme development and made the regional synthesis for Asia of the landscape analysis and business model assessment for faecal sludge management. Before joining SNV she worked in Senegal and Sri Lanka. Antoinette is Dutch and has a Master’s degree in Tropical Land Use and Irrigation from Wageningen Agricultural University.