Amanda Marlin has recently taken up the post of Coordinator of Sanitation and Water for All, a partnership of over 90 governments, development agencies, civil society organizations and academic and research institutions.
She was previously the Programme Manager for Advocacy and Communications at the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC). In this role, she promoted the importance of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) at the global and national level. Her responsibilities also included chairing the communications working group for the JMP-facilitated post 2015 work, as well as leading on the UN Deputy Secretary-General’s communication campaign on eliminating open defecation.
In previous positions, at the World Health Organization and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Amanda has addressed other issues of health and development, such as malnutrition, heart disease and infectious diseases. She holds a masters of Public Health from the University of Sydney, Australia, and an executive Master of Science in Communication from the University of Lugano, Switzerland.